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Langara refreshes brand to integrate Musqueam name

Apr 15, 2019 Vancouver, BC – Today Langara College launched its refreshed brand identity, incorporating the name snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ given to it by the Musqueam people. The name snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ means ‘house of teachings’ in the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language and was given to Langara in recognition of the growing relationship between the College and Musqueam, and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 201919 Views

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Indigenous Doctor Shortage Issue Brought to the Forefront by VIU Student

April 11, 2019 Sometimes all it takes to influence positive change is to put an idea in front of the right people. Vancouver Island University (VIU) Masters of Business Administration student Alvin Meledath wanted to raise awareness about the challenges Indigenous communities face in accessing health care and present real solutions to the issue. His […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201923 Views

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NEC: 2019 Alumni Honouring Feast

April 9, 2019 Join us to celebrate NEC Alumni Achievements at the Musqueam Community Centre | 6735 Salish Drive | Vancouver, BC. The gala is on May 31, 2019 at 5:30pm, you can purchase tickets through Eventbrite. NEC Alumni Awards 2018 Academic Achievement George Manuel Educational Excellence Award Wanda Bolton Community Service Award Chief Joe […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201934 Views

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Day of Sucwentwecw celebrated all day at Barriere Elementary – BCLocalNews.com

Students at Barriere Elementary on Friday, Apr. 5, celebrated their Day of Sucwentwecw throughout the whole school all day! They started with an assembly at 9 a.m. and then rotated between classrooms the rest of the day to learn from and share knowledge with members of the Simpcw First Nation. Apr. 10, 2019 Students at […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201930 Views

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Post-secondary education study gets underway on West Shore

The Province is providing $1.5 million to develop a full business case for expanding post-secondary education opportunities for students living on Greater Victoria’s West Shore. The business case follows a recently completed feasibility study announced in April 2018. The final report was submitted to the Province in March 2019. The report was the product of community partners, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 201919 Views

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A history of Canada’s national game wins 2019 Canada Prize – University Affairs

A book on lacrosse takes the main prize in English, while a history of Indigenous peoples in American and European societies wins in French. Allan Downey, Denys Delâge and Jean-Philippe Warren have won the 2019 Canada Prizes in the Humanities and Social Sciences, for their books, The Creator’s Game: Lacrosse, Identity and Indigenous Nationhood, and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 201915 Views

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Study for everyone – Prince George Citizen

April 4, 2019 Two UNBC professors have secured $1.5 million of taxpayer money to do a project focused on strengthening mental wellness and suicide prevention among Indigenous elders in B.C.’s Northern Interior. I would assume they plan to do thisstudy on all seniors as we are one community trying to survive.They do not have to […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201939 Views

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UVic celebrates launch of new Indigenous Studies major – The Martlet

On Mar. 14, the UVic Indigenous Studies (IS) department formally celebrated the launch of their new major program — a bachelor degree in the study of Indigenous history, knowledge, and perspectives — with a ceremony that brought together Indigenous elders, UVic staff and faculty, and members from the community. The major debuted in September, and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201935 Views

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Distinguished leader named UNBC’s seventh Chancellor

April 2, 2019 Prince George, B.C. – Dr. Joseph Arthur Gosnell Sr., a well-respected and distinguished hereditary chief in the Laxts’imilx Laxsgiik (Beaver/Eagle) tribe of the Nisg̲a’a Nation, has been named UNBC’s seventh Chancellor. He will be sworn in at the convocation ceremony in Prince George on May 31, 2019. “It’s a blessing to have […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201937 Views

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Camosun to honour Songhees with prestigious Board of Governors Award for Innovation and Community Partnership

The Board of Governors of Camosun College is pleased to announce that the Songhees Nation is the recipient of the 2019 Award for Innovation and Community Partnership. “The partnership between Camosun College and Songhees is long-term, special and multi-faceted,” says Camosun Board Chair Ron Rice. “On behalf of the Board of Governors, I am very […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201916 Views

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