SFU and FNST student, Melanie Mercer, wins the Blue Metropolis Foundation and Festival Student Prize!

Congratulations to First Nations Studies' very own, Melanie Mercer, for winning the 2018 Blue Metropolis First Peoples Literary Prize!

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First Nations Studies partners with Indigenous and other communities and individuals to build dynamic relationships that restore and revitalize traditional knowledges, ancient and modern aesthetics, and literatures.

As a community of learners, we connect and honour academic rigor and Indigenous perspectives through activist research, creative production, and community engagement.

First Nations Studies offers sequential, comprehensive learning rooted in traditional and contemporary Aboriginal logic, methodology, practice and theory.

What's new in FNS!

We have the following new developments in the Department and offer Best Wishes to all!

New: Warmest WELCOME to Dr. June Scudeler and Natahnee Winder! We are delighted to have both of these wonderful people join our faculty team as Assistant Professors.  

New:  CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. annie ross on her promotion to Professor with the Department of First Nations Studies.

New: CONGRATULATIONS to Department Chair, Dr. Deanna Reder for being named a College Member of the Royal Society of Canada.




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New FASS opportunity:
IAUPP - Interim Aboriginal University Preparation Program  


Welcome, Thanks, and
FNS Faculty Updates:


Please Welcome our new Faculty Members; Dr. June Scudeler and Natahnee Winder!


Congratulations to Dr. annie ross for her promotion to Professor!


Thank you to all our alumni, students, families, colleagues, and Elders for your continuing support to SFU First Nations Studies.  


SPRING 2018 Graduation

The Department of First Nations Studies would like to sincerely congratulate all of our graduates!

Congratulations Grads!


This page last updated: September 7, 2018