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VIU Seeks Indigenous High School Students for Youth Camps in August

The two free four-day camps combine cultural activities with outdoor activities and mini-lectures and aim to help youth make the transition to university When Troy Barnes recalls his first day of college, he still feels the blood rise to his face as feelings of humiliation, fear and isolation come rushing back. Barnes, a member of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 201720 Views

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Alumni Association of UNBC Announces 2017 Awards

June 22, 2017 Prince George, BC – Four outstanding University of Northern British Columbia graduates received 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards, and three community members are the latest honorary members of the Alumni Association of UNBC. Western New England University chemistry professor Dr. Ronny Priefer, educator Leona Prince and computer scientist Dr. Baljeet Malhotra received Professional […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201727 Views

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TRU: Indigenous health research gets $1 million boost

An international network of Indigenous health researchers and knowledge keepers now have a home at TRU thanks to a $1 million Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) grant, making this the largest health research grant in TRU’s history. Led by Dr. Rod McCormick (Kanienkehaka), BC Regional Innovation Chair in Aboriginal Health, this network provides Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201729 Views

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KPU offers new Indigenous community justice minor program

June 21, 2017 A first-of-its-kind Indigenous studies program launching this fall at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will focus on community and justice. KPU aptly announced its new minor in Indigenous community justice program on National Aboriginal Day. “My hope is that this minor will play a role in honouring, acknowledging, and respecting Indigenous peoples,” said […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201729 Views

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Fall Preview 2017: Books for Young People – Quill and Quire

Orca Book Publishers has tagged Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation as one of its big titles for the season. Written by Monique Gray Smith, the book teaches young readers about the residential school system, and introduces survivors and people who are putting the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commision into practice. Simon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201730 Views

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TRU: Field school builds more than just trails

June 15, 2017 Adventure studies students got more than they bargained for during a two-week field study course that combined sustainable trail development with a unique Indigenous component. The domestic field school took students across multiple communities to gain an understanding of the policies, procedures and consultations around trail development, trail tourism and mountain bike […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201730 Views

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New UFV coat of arms features Stó:lô cultural icons and natural elements – UFV Today

UFV’s new coat of arms features symbols of Stó:lô culture, local wildlife, and elements of the Fraser Valley landscape. The coat of arms was unveiled by Chancellor Gwen Point, President Mark Evered, and Miramichi Herald, Manon Labelle at a public ceremony held at the UFV Aboriginal Gathering Place on June 5. Officially granted by the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201716 Views

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Trap… and relocate – Columbia Valley Pioneer

By Dean Midyette Pioneer Staff “When the school is on the reserve, the child lives with its parents, who are savages, and though he may learn to read and write, his habits and training mode of thought are Indian. He is simply a savage who can read and write. It has been strongly impressed upon […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 201751 Views

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Camosun celebrates its 2017 graduates and award recipients, June 15 and 16

More than 3,500 graduates and guests are expected to attend Camosun College’s 2017 Graduation over four ceremonies on June 15 and 16 at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence at Camosun’s Interurban Campus. Students will graduate from certificate, diploma and bachelor degree programs in Indigenous Education, Arts and Science, Business, Health and Human Services, Trades, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201715 Views

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Mt. Royal: Meet the SAMRU 2017 executive

Getting out the vote, personalized learning, diversity and government relations on the priority list The Students’ Association of Mount Royal University’s (SAMRU) 2017 election welcomed three new representatives to be the voice of the University’s student body. Aria Burrell, Madelaine McCracken and Cordelia Snowdon take the place of outgoing execs Dexter Bruneau, Valerie Caden-Baptiste and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201716 Views

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