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SFU Indigenous Day: Celebrating Knowledge and Culture

Indigenous Employers

On September 28th, the First Nations Student Association (FNSA) hosted the third annual SFU Indigenous Day. An event that brings together students, faculty, artists and community members to celebrate Indigenous culture. 

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Come Witness the Annual Indigenous Success Stories Event

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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!

By: Chris McCluskie 11558 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation: FNSA Hosts SFU Indigenous Day

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

I invite each of you to come and witness the first SFU Indigenous Day.  Performers, artists and educators come from across Canada to share their knowledge expressing their cultural diversity.

By: Laura Forsythe 12117 reads | 0 comments
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Your Guide to this September's Indigenous Events

Indigenous Student Centre

One of the great joys of the fall semester is that the university community spares no expense welcoming everyone to the start of the new school year. For those of you who are indigenous we’ve compiled a list of all the indigenous events happening on campus the first month of the new semester.

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FNSA Indigenous Feminism Series: Dr. Sarah Hunt Sex Workers and Self Determination

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Dr. Sarah Hunt As an ally to sex workers, Sarah seeks to strengthen relationships between Indigenous sex workers and other members of Indigenous communities in order to confront the stigma and criminalization which contributes to increased violence. 

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Invitation to FNSA Indigenous Feminism Series - Cherry Smiley

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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.

By: Ryan Danroth 22381 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation to Indigenous Peoples Career Stories 2014

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Listen to our Indigenous Peoples Career Stories panel from various walks of life introduce themselves and discuss their backgrounds, their education, the obstacles they have overcome, and their career path.

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Jodie-Lynn Waddilove: Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

Maclean's Magazine named Jodie-Lynn as "One of Canada’s Top 100 Under 30 to watch in the new millennium.” Her career as a lawyer has been nothing but inspirational.

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SFU Aboriginal Graduate Program Support

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The Office for Aboriginal People at Simon Fraser University has created a new website to help Aboriginal students navigate the programing, funding and support available to them here at SFU

By: Laura Forsythe 20813 reads | 0 comments
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Indian Ernie: Perspectives on Policing and Leadership FNSA Aboriginal Criminology Series

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

The FNSA Aboriginal Criminology Series Perspectives on Leadership and Policing is on January 28th at SFU Harbour Centre. Join them to hear from Sgt. Ernie Louttit. After 27 years with the Saskatoon Police Service, he is retiring and publishing his memoirs.

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Hello SFU !

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Hi. I wanted to introduce myself, as I'm a new contributor to the Indigenous Online Learning Community, and I wanted to tell a little bit about myself. Looking forward to becoming a part of the community.

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SFU First Nations Student Association 2012-2013: A Year in Review

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Have you ever asked yourself "Who are the FNSA and what exactly do they do here on campus?" Here is a year in review to enable you to gain a better understanding of this student run organization and what they do here at SFU.

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FNSA: Aboriginal Criminology Series

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Fourth year student, Alissa Derrick worked with the FNSA to present an Aboriginal Criminolgy series, based on the Rethinking Justice conference presented by the Pacific and Business Law Institute. Read about how she organized the event and what she hopes it will achieve.

By: Alissa Derrick 15305 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Idle No More

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Although the Idle No More movement may appear to have disappeared from national media coverage it is still active in many communities including that of Simon Fraser University. On Monday, April 8th SFU students, alumni, faculty and staff came together to hold an Idle No More rally at the Burnaby campus.

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First Nations Student Association at SFU Orienatation

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The First Nations Student Association was part of the Orientation for the first time ever in the history of SFU this year a great step in the right direction for not only the FNSA but the SFU Orientation program as well.

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SFU Engages in Aboriginal Youth

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In working with SFU Undergrad Alissa Derrick the cultural coordinator of the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre, SFU hosted Aboriginal youth enrolled in the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Summer Day Camp Program for a day of fun activities with cultural teachings.

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First Nations Student Association Contribution Supports ISC Tutoring Program

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

To support Indigenous students that are in need of additional educational support the First Nations Student Association matches the Office for Aboriginal Peoples contribution of $5000 to the Indigenous Student Centre.