Please join us for this Open House where Urban Arts Architects Inc. will share information about the First Peoples' Gathering House (FPGH), a new key facility on campus that will provide a gathering place where Indigenous students, staff and faculty can come together to practice, learn and share their cultural traditions. Information about the event can be found here.
Announcements and Events
A virtual information session for Indigenous students was held January 14, 2021 to provide an update on the First Peoples’ Gathering House and allow for students to ask questions about the project. The slide presentation shown at the information session is available to view here. View the video of the session here and the Q&A transcription can be found here.
Gabriel George and Rudy Reimer lead a special event to call on the ancestors to awaken the ground where the new First Peoples' Gathering House will be built. The ground awakening was held on Orange Shirt Day to honour the survivors of Indian residential schools...read more.
SFU’s Office for Aboriginal Peoples (OAP) held a special ground awakening ceremony to honour the intergenerational survivors of the Indian residential school system while looking forward to...read more.
Plans for a ceremonial space for the SFU community to celebrate Indigenous knowledge and culture are underway. SFU’s First Peoples’ Gathering House will open on SFU’s Burnaby campus in 2023...read more.
The Master Plan weaves guiding principles & opportunities to support Indigenization across SFU Burnaby, while showcasing the First People’s Gathering House as a place where Indigenous teaching, learning & gathering are interlinked & connected to the land...read more.
SFU Media Releases
Indigenous students at Simon Fraser University can look forward to having a ceremonial space to celebrate Indigenous knowledge and culture when the First Peoples’ Gathering House opens in 2023...read more.
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The highly anticipated First Peoples’ Gathering House is well underway and scheduled to open fall 2023. Sign up for the monthly updates to follow along with all things happening with the project!