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Vancouver library looking for Indigenous storytellers – Vancouver Sun

The 2019 Indigenous storyteller in residence, Joseph Dandurand, said his time at the VPL was transformative. The Vancouver Public Library is inviting Indigenous storytellers to apply for the position of Indigenous Storyteller in Residence, a program that runs at the VPL from February until May 2020. The 2019 Indigenous storyteller in residence, Joseph Dandurand, said […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 20198 Views

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Partnerships to help save Indigenous languages lauded with humanities research award

October 09, 2019 A Simon Fraser University professor’s decades-long journey to document and preserve British Columbia Indigenous languages and create the partnerships and tools to keep those languages alive is being honoured by Canada’s social sciences research community. Marianne Ignace, a faculty member in SFU’s departments of Linguistics and First Nations Studies, has won one […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201911 Views

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SFU’s fall convocation Oct. 10-11 celebrates more than 2,000 new graduates

More than 2,000 students are eligible to graduate during Simon Fraser University’s Fall Convocation ceremonies on October 10 and 11. These students will join more than 160,000 SFU alumni in over 143 countries who have graduated since the university opened its doors more than 50 years ago. SFU will also confer honorary degrees on three distinguished individuals […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 201920 Views

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Winners of the 2019 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education announced

Oct. 4, 2019 VICTORIA – The 10 winners of the second annual Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education share a commitment to helping British Columbian students succeed. They engage with students in the classroom or during extracurricular activities, support peers with informative professional development opportunities and create innovative learning programs for vulnerable students. “All British […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201911 Views

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UNBC announces free tuition for Lheidli T’enneh students – CBC

Lheidli T’enneh Nation will help cover student needs such as housing, food and transit Oct 03, 2019 The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) and the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation hope a new partnership will help break down barriers for Lheidli T’enneh students. The partnership, announced Wednesday, will offer two streams. One stream is for […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201911 Views

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UNBC Places Second in Maclean’s Rankings

October 3, 2019 Prince George, B.C. – The University of Northern British Columbia continues to be rated as a destination of choice for students across Canada as a top University of its size. UNBC placed second in the Primarily Undergraduate category of Maclean’s Magazine’s annual ranking of Canadian Universities. This marks the sixth straight year […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201911 Views

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TRU’s economic impact to the region over $705 million annually

KAMLOOPS—Thompson Rivers University (TRU) released the results of its latest economic impact study, indicating one in every nine jobs in the Thompson, Nicola and Cariboo region, and one in 150 jobs in the province is supported by the activities of TRU and its students. TRU engaged Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialist Intl.), a labour market analytics […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201912 Views

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Vancouver Career College Raises Awareness and More than $500 for Orange Shirt Society

October 3, 2019 On September 30th, we set out to raise awareness Orange Shirt Day, and donated more than $500 to their cause, from two of our campuses in Abbotsford and Chilliwack. Representatives from more than 20 local bands – including Katzie First Nation, Seabird Island Band, Sumas First Nation, and more – attended the event […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201912 Views

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New West schools to talk MMIWG calls for justice in committee – The Record

October 4, 2019 The New Westminster school board is sending the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Inquiry to committee for discussion on how to implement its calls for justice. The school board received a motion passed by city council – which called for various entities, including local police and schools, to implement the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201911 Views

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Lheidli T’enneh and UNBC create new opportunities for Lheidli students

October 2, 2019 Prince George, B.C. – The Lheidli T’enneh Nation (LTN) and the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) have developed a new partnership that will support Lheidli students in gaining access to post-secondary education, a direct and meaningful response to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action. The two parties signed an […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 201912 Views

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