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Indigenous Stories: Bruce R. Dumont, Metis National Council Minister Responsible for Health

Metis

"My father was Cree and French and my mother Cree and Scot with both parents fluent in the Cree language. I come from a family of ten. We lived in poverty as Road Allowance Metis around Sundre, Alberta, after my parents left the Metis Settlement of Kikino, Alberta in 1943 with 4 children in tow. 

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By: Bruce R. Dumont 1711 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Cynthia George Taha, Registered Nurse

Indigenous

"With the uncertainty and changes in healthcare systems for our people and a separate health authority plan that will marginalize our people, I decided to be where my skills and services will be most beneficial." How a girl from Wetsuweten Nation became a leader in the Nursing field. 

By: Cynthia George Taha 1961 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Audrey Tooshkenig, Elementary School Teacher

Indigenous Stories

"Having not graduated from high school, I feared academic inadequacies and had a lot of self doubt about attending post secondary. Fortunately, a dear friend basically took me to an Academic Adivisor to discuss my prospective plans. By the time I left that appointment I knew that I was on my way to my next phase."

By: Audrey Tooshkenig 1771 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: William Lindsay on Persistance

Indigenous Journey Stories

“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence”. Through my life’s experience I can certainly attest to the truthfulness of these words.I hope lessons for others can be found in them. Hence, “Press On” friends and make your own dreams a reality!

By: Wiiliam Lindsay 1576 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Giving Back with Telus

Diary of a Marketing Co-op

Choosing a company to devote your career to at any stage can be a tough choice. The values of a company matter, so look into what your new workplace values before devoting your time to it.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 1821 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Health Sciences Engagement Improves Lives

Health Sciences

Five SFU students who participated in a life changing co-op experience in India are giving back. They have designed a custom-made SFU book bag and pencil case which is sewn by female survivors of human trafficking in Koltkata, India.  The students will sell their products locally and eventually North America-wide to raise funds the organization they volunteered for in India: Destiny Reflection.

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Indigenous Stories: Brandon Gabriel, Professional Contemporary Visual Artist

Kwantlen Reserve

Brandon is a professional Contemporary Visual Artist based in Langley. He grew up in the Kwantlen Reserve and went on to study at Kwantlen University and attained his BFA from the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 2006.

By: Brandon Gabriel 2448 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Klahanie R. Rorick, SFU Office for Aboriginal Peoples

Indigenous Stories

"Having attended an Aboriginal institute has made a positive impact in my life. It has positively changed my connections and friendships I have made. Continuing here at SFU has changed my life. I am ever grateful I get to live the life; I do here at SFU."

By: Klahanie R. Rorick 2262 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Improv Tips from Tina Fey

Telus

Our marketing co-op student takes a break from discussing the details of her work term to share some advice from Tina Fey on improv and your own co-op semester.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 1819 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Employer's Perspective: Working with Co-op Students

Workplace Success

Hear what it's like to work with Co-op students and what makes a perfect employee straight from Co-op employers! Read on to find out attributes and qualities that can improve your workplace performance.

By: Sylvia Currie 1625 reads | 0 comments
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