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BC Indigenous students awarded $1.5M in awards for college and university education

VICTORIA – 470 Indigenous students in BC have been awarded 1.5 million dollars from the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society to support their studies at post-secondary institutions throughout the province. The Society’s Indigenous Awards program is funded from the returns on an endowment fund established by the Province of British Columbia. It was […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 201811 Views

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TRU: Faculty is listening to Indigenous students’ needs

December 12, 2018 In Indigenous cultures, community is incredibly important. In a world that has become increasingly individualized, Indigenous people continue to see the value in relationships and collaboration. When Indigenous students leave home for university, the new atmosphere is often a stark contrast to the community life that they are used to. They walk […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201814 Views

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Changing the narrative for Indigenous youth – UVic News

December 12, 2018 A UVic distance student aims to change what Indigenous youth think about post-secondary education “As an Indigenous student, no one asked what university I planned to attend or even if I was interested in post-secondary,” says Santanna Hernandez. Now a mother of four, Hernandez will graduate from the University of Victoria in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201813 Views

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New app uses Indigenous basketry patterns to teach math concepts – SFU News

December 12, 2018 The cedar basketry designs of the Tla’amin Nation, just north of Powell River, B.C. on the Sunshine Coast, can now be shared with schoolchildren using an interactive, online application where they can recreate these beautiful geometric patterns. Undergraduate students in SFU’s Department of Mathematics collaborated with the nation last year to design […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201815 Views

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New AMS committee to strengthen Indigenous voices in society governance – Ubyssey Online

Dec. 11, 2018 Indigenous students will now have a stronger voice within the AMS. On November 28, AMS Council formally approved the creation of an Indigenous committee after over a year of lobbying from Indigenous students. The approval of the committee closely follows the AMS’s apology for their treatment of Indigenous peoples. Rodney Little Mustache, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201810 Views

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More Indigenous students completing high school than ever before

December 11, 2018 VICTORIA – Indigenous students in B.C. are completing secondary school at the highest rate in history with increased supports and an improved, modern curriculum that accurately reflects the history of Indigenous peoples in British Columbia. “For too long, Indigenous students in B.C. were held back by a school system that didn’t reflect […]

by pmnationtalk on December 12, 201810 Views

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Gathering Our Voices 2019 – Nominations Open: Honour an Indigenous Youth (HIY) Award / Volunteer Applications Open

NOMINATIONS OPEN: HIY AWARD! Now accepting nominations! The Provincial Aboriginal Youth Council (PAYC) recognizes Indigenous Youth for the Honour an Indigenous Youth (HIY) Award. If you know an Indigenous Youth who has made an outstanding commitment or achievement in their community, please nominate them here by February 26, 2019. VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS OPEN Volunteers are a […]

by aanationtalk on December 11, 201813 Views

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UBC updates Indigenous peoples language guidelines – Ubyssey Online

Dec. 7, 2018 UBC has partnered with the First Nations House of Learning to update its language guidelines for referring to Indigenous peoples and cultures. As part of a larger university-wide commitment to reconciliation, the 17-page document provides guidance on a variety of language- and terminology-based topics. “All of these terms carry connotations that can […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201810 Views

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Selkirk College: Challenging Past and Hopeful Future for Former Youth in Care Student

Dec 10 2018 Rose Rollier-Spencer finds beauty in the ancient past, even the most unsavory elements that make many people uncomfortable. “I’m a Medieval fanatic,” says the 20-year-old, who is currently a Textiles Studio student in Kootenay Studio Arts (KSA) at Selkirk College. “I love the clothes, the food and the armour, but also the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201812 Views

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How Canadian universities are responding to the TRC’s Calls to Action – Macleans.ca

Universities wrestle with how to begin their transformation—and what they’re willing to change Dalhousie’s Indigenous Student Centre recently relocated to a prominent place on the university’s downtown Halifax campus. Residing in a cheery blue house, shared by the Black Student Advising Centre, there’s a student lounge, computer lab and meeting/smudge room. On hand is an […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201810 Views

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