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The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia

Indigenous Community Stories

The Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of British Columbia (NCCABC) provides culturally appropriate services to aboriginal people and communities consistent with their needs. 

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Sensitive Topics: White Privilege

Diversity & Inclusion

Acknowledging that white privilege exists is the first step to equality and justice for all.

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From Athlete To Coach

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Tysun shares his story of progressing from Student to Teacher, or more specifically, from Athlete to Coach and shares some advice for those looking to get involved with their community.

By: Tysun Tallman 8418 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation to FNSA Indigenous Feminism Series - Cherry Smiley

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Cherry Smiley is an artist, Indigenous feminist activist, and prostitution abolitionist will be presenting in the first FNSA Indigenous Feminism Series

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Volunteer Opportunities in Downtown Eastside

Indigenous Volunteer Stories

SFU Molecular Biology & Biochemistry student Ryan Danroth volunteers with Aboriginal Front Door Society (AFDS) as Harm Reduction Coordinator. They are currently looking for volunteers at AFDS.

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Graduate Aboriginal Scholarships Attract Keen Scholars

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Each year, SFU selects two Aboriginal graduate students to receive Graduate Aboriginal Entrance Scholarships. Kyle Bobiwash and Nicole Muir were the 2013 recipients, and both of their research plans aim to help others.

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Indigenous Initiatives Librarian: Jenna Walsh

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Indigenous Initiatives Librarian Jenna Walsh has been working with Aboriginal communities and SFU students, staff and faculty to determine how best to enhance and develop the library’s services for Aboriginal students.

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SFU Reaching Out to Aboriginal Youth

Aboriginal youth

SFU instructors and students are engaged in a variety of community activities that are making a difference to Aboriginal children and youth.

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Major Grant Helps Preserve First Nations Languages

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Of Canada’s 60 First Nations languages, 30 are found only in B.C.  According to Marianne Ignane, director of SFU’s FNLC, these languages are in a state of decline, which is why she has made it her life’s work to find ways of preserving and teaching these languages.

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Kelvin Redvers; Award-Winning Aboriginal Filmmaker and Television Producer

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I believe my desire to help bring understanding between First Nations people and the rest of the world is what drives both my educational and work career; it keeps pushing me to learn and try new things, and onto all kinds of different windy roads.

By: Kelvin Redvers 16919 reads | 0 comments
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