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Reconciliation ambassador Robert Joseph to speak at UFV Oct 25 – UFV Today

October 19, 2017 A hereditary chief and residential school survivor who serves as ambassador for Reconciliation Canadawill share his story at UFV on Wed, October 25 at 6 pm. Chief Dr. Robert Joseph will speak as part of the President’s Leadership Lecture Series at UFV, which this fall is aligned with the Witness Blanket exhibit currently on display, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 20179 Views

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TRU: Learning from the land

October 18, 2017 During a recent visit to Pipsell (Jacko Lake), a cultural keystone area in Secwepemc territory near Kamloops, 120 second-year TRU Lawstudents were each asked to bring a rock from the territory in which they primarily live or grew up in, to be placed on a cultural heritage marker. By placing the rocks, students […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 201715 Views

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Renowned BC Poet Fred Wah Comes to VIU for Gustafson Lecture and Reading

The events, on October 25 and 26, are free and open to the public From rivers and creeks to the wide expanse of the Pacific Ocean, Fred Wah’s poetry is immersed in water. The BC poet, who is best known for founding the influential literary magazine TISH in the early 1960s, winning the Governor General’s Award for […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 20179 Views

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TRU: Meat artist carving her future

Glenn Wheeler, Principal, Office of the Auditor General of Canada—18 October 2017 I am pleased to be in Yellowknife today to discuss our Report on Climate Change in the Northwest Territories that was tabled by the Speaker of the Assembly this afternoon. In this audit, we examined the efforts of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 20177 Views

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Group IAP Call for Proposals 2018-2019

BACKGROUND Purpose The Indian Residential Schools Adjudication Secretariat (IRSAS) is currently accepting proposals from incorporated not-for profit organizations and/or groups that are interested in receiving funding as a part of the Group IAP program. The purpose of the document, How to Develop Your Proposal, is to provide information to help you complete your proposal to apply […]

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UBC students learn to care for Indigenous people by understanding racist legacy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2017  By Camille Bains THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ The University of British Columbia is on mission to train future doctors, dentists and other health-care providers to treat Indigenous patients by learning about the pain inflicted by past Canadian policies. First-year students in midwifery, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, genetic counselling, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 201715 Views

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TRU – Indigenous Women Water Defenders: Local to Global

Event Details Date: 19 October 2017 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Venue: Brown Family House of Learning Categories: Aboriginal, Faculty and Staff, Featured, Law, Lecture, Student Life Name: Katrina Harding Phone Number: 250-852-7690 Email Address: lawevents@tru.ca Cost: Free Website Url: http://www.tru.ca/waterdefenders Room: Barber Centre The Indigenous Women Water Defenders: Local to Global public event […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 201715 Views

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Future health professionals receive new training to better care for Indigenous people

Attention assignment editors: Media can attend the inaugural workshop Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon and interview students afterward. To attend, contact Erik Rolfsen: erik.rolfsen@ubc.ca or 604-209-3048. Students from 11 of UBC’s health-related programs will come together for the first time on Thursday for a new learning experience designed to help them better serve Indigenous people. The […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 201725 Views

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VIU Students Win Major National Award For Work on MBA Games

Contribution to global citizenship, large fundraising effort for Moose Hide Campaign recognized The desire to win combined with the desire to change lives turned out to be a magic combination for four Vancouver Island University (VIU) MBA students, who recently won the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) Elizabeth Paterson Award for positive contributions to global citizenship […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 20179 Views

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Selkirk College Forest Technology Students Turn Focus to Grasslands

OCT 16 2017 Discovering a new ecosystem and exploring the importance of Indigenous culture within the resource industry was the focus of a recent journey west to Merritt for students in the Selkirk College Forest Technology Program. Students in Selkirk College’s Forest Technology Program had the opportunity to explore a new ecosystem and discover Indigenous connections on […]

by pmnationtalk on October 17, 201710 Views

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