Indigenous Career Stories

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Come Witness the Annual Indigenous Success Stories Event

Aboriginal

SFU First Nations Student Association (FNSA) invites you to come and witness this annual event. Indigenous storytellers will share their journeys of success, expressing the adversity and perseverance faced along the way. Don't miss this chance to engage in the SFU Indigenous community as well as those closely connected to SFU!

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Student Success Story: Kayla Mitchell

Arts and Social Sciences

"Just do it! If you get invested in your education you want to continue, and the rewards are extraordinary! Even when it is hard, you continue to do it. I’ve learned so much since starting, it’s phenomenal."

By: Kayla Mitchell 13508 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories; David Neel Jeweler and Artist

Indigenous Journey Stories

I always wanted to be an artist, coming from a family of artists that was the only thing I was ever interested in.

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Indigenous Career Journey Stories; Wayne D. Garnons-Williams, BA, LLB, MPA

Indigenous

Garwill Law founder Wayne Garnons-Williams describes how he came to be inspired to practice law, and adds advice on how to hang out your own shingle.

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Adrian Starblanket

Indigenous

Adrian Starblanket shares his life story that takes him from Foster Care to homelessness to 4 recording albums and University.

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Ojibwa Business Owner, Theresa Contois

Indigenous

Theresa Contois is a Coast Salish business owner. She took possession of Marmalady catering company November 1st and is in the process opening a café in January. Here is an interview touching on various aspects of her business experience.

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An Education

Indigenous

I have discovered that learning from others, is the greatest way to avoid making mistakes; and listening to others with the intention to truly understand, is the greatest way to gain a real education; after all… “An education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he/she learned in school” (Albert Einstein).

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Indigenous Career Story: Miranda Stirling: Capacity and Events Manager, New Relationship Trust

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

I learned that the brilliant thing about college is everyone is at different levels. After I completed my diploma I went on to get my bachelors at Royal Roads University and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management.

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Indigenous Career Journey: Dr. Peter Eppinga

Indigenous

I am currently taking a Masters Degree in Health Science at the School of Population and Public Health at UBC. I have gained a tremendous amount of knowledge on evidence based medicine, medical biostatistics, clinical epidemiology and public health.

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Indigneous Peoples Career Stories

Career

Career Services is hosting its annual Indigenous Peoples Career Stories event on February 21st, 2013 which brings opportunites and experiences directly to SFU's Indigneous students.

By: Christina Coolidge 25016 reads | 0 comments
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