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Reconciliation at INAC: Towards a Renewed Relationship with Indigenous Peoples

Co-operative Education

As someone who has always been passionately engaged with both political and social issues, a job with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada checked two very important boxes. Little did I know, it would teach me much more than I could have ever expected. 

By: Michelle Raine 819 reads | 0 comments
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Work at One of the Big Four Accounting Firms: PwC

Seeking Students

Ever wondered what it would be like working for one of the big four accounting firms? Cameron shares his insight into working for PwC and their Audit and Assurance division, including key responsibilities and advice to help you succeed!

By: Cameron Axenty 905 reads | 0 comments
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The Unconventional Job Hunt: Creating Your Own Co-op Opportunities

Canadian Integrated Optics

In five years at SFU, engineering physics undergrad Scott Beaupré landed three co-op job positions and four research projects without ever dropping off a résumé. Find out how! 

By: Taylor McKinney 3205 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Student Cultural House

Indigenous Student Cultural House

The Indigenous Student Centre has collaborated with Residence and Housing to pilot the Indigenous Student Cultural House (ISCH), a new living and learning community available SFU Residence (Burnaby Campus).

By: admin 967 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Indigenous Day: Celebrating Knowledge and Culture

Event Summaries

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. 

By: Taylor McKinney 798 reads | 0 comments
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My Journey of Indigeneity (From a Non-Indigenous Perspective)

Personal Development

In this blog, I take you through my personal life story from immigrating to Canada, working and living in a rural First Nations community, to finding a sense of belonging and a second identity, which has forever changed the way I will view the world.

By: Richard Han 6342 reads | 0 comments
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Invest in the Unexpected: Why You Should Join Co-op and Share Your Story with the OLC

Co-op

Taylor joined SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator, Trina Setah, as a Work-Study student to help promote co-op to SFU’s Indigenous community. Read about Taylor’s personal experience with co-op, and why she thinks you should join too.

By: Taylor McKinney 4127 reads | 0 comments
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SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator: Meet Trina Setah

Indigenous Co-op

Meet Trina Setah, Simon Fraser University's first ever Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator! In part one of this two-part series, Trina introduces herself, her backgound and discusses her own personal journey into this role at SFU. She also speaks about the role itself and what she enjoys most about working in the co-op program.  

By: Trina Setah 8931 reads | 0 comments
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SFU’s Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator: Co-op for Aboriginal Students

Indigenous

Trina Setah is Simon Fraser University's first ever Aboriginal Co-op Coordinator. In the second and final part of this two-part series, Trina talks co-op and employment for Aboriginal students at SFU, the benefits and challenges as well as how to get involved in SFU's reputable co-op program. 

By: Trina Setah 8080 reads | 0 comments
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Event Recap: SFU Indigenous Day

Co-op

The 2nd Annual SFU Indigenous Day at the SFU Burnaby campus was a huge success! Here is a recap of the event.

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Indigenous Career Journey Stories: Deborah L. Smith

Life Experience

"The road has been a long one and filled with many stops and starts. I would say never be afraid of having to do things over and over again because failure is not weakness or "bad". It's a way to know how to move forward." 

By: admin 8189 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Literature Series: E. Richard Atleo

Indigenous Community Stories

Read about "Tsawalk: A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview" by E. Richard Atleo

By: Christina Coolidge 8234 reads | 0 comments
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The Marathon of the Service Desk: A First Nations Health Authority Co-op Experience

Co-op Reflections

Do you enjoy working with computers? Do you find the idea of solving puzzles to be exhilarating? Do you want to help people get introduced to the world of computers? If so, perhaps a Service Desk Analyst will be a perfect fit for you. Follow SIAT student, Michael Sandrin, in his first occupational adventure: working as a Service Desk Analyst for the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA). 

By: Michael Sandrin 7380 reads | 0 comments
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Come Witness the Annual Indigenous Success Stories Event

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

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 9304 reads | 0 comments
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SFU's Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship

The Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship is definitely worth all its cracked up to be.

By: Christina Coolidge 9052 reads | 0 comments
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Why Apply to Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Indigenous Employers

It is a very exciting time to get involved with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)! Taylor shares her experience working at INAC's Yukon regional office and how she gained valuable skills while learning about Yukon First Nations, government and life in the North. 

By: Taylor Mckinney 8988 reads | 0 comments
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Why Attend the March for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women

Murdered and Missing Women

The Annual Women's Memorial March is on February 14th. This is why I attend and why you should too. 

By: Christina Coolidge 8719 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories: Marlana “Kaneratenhawi” Thompson-Baker

Series

My professor explained, learn the things you don't know, don't waste your time learning what you already know and don't waste time reinventing the wheel.

By: Marlana “Kaneratenhawi” Thompson-Baker 8730 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Faculty Members to Increase

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

The Faculty of Education has just hired the first professor to be recruited under SFU’s Aboriginal Faculty Recruitment Plan.

By: Diane Luckow 8479 reads | 0 comments
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Early-Number Learning and Language Revitalization a Dynamite Combination

Applications

SFU mathematics education professor Nathalie Sinclair has been working with the Ojibwe and Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations to translate her early-numbers mathematics app into their languages.

By: Diane Luckow 7725 reads | 0 comments
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Summer Camp Prepares Students for University

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Anika Robertson says the SFU Aboriginal camp exceeded her expectations and inspired her to aim for university.

By: Allen Tung 7184 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Indigenous Day Shares Culture with Community

Indigenous

The Burnaby campus community was treated to the sights, sounds and tastes of Indigenous culture during the second annual SFU Indigenous Day in September.

By: Diane Luckow 7688 reads | 0 comments
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First of Traditional Languages Apps Ready for Testing in New Year

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

Marianne Ignace has an ambitious plan. Within the next five years, she hopes to have developed language-learning apps for speakers and learners of some 12 First Nations languages in B.C. and Yukon.

By: Diane Luckow 7120 reads | 0 comments
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Research Chair to Lead Heart Health Research for First Nations Peoples

Research

“I am very excited by the opportunity to focus on prevention of cardiovascular disease and to improve heart health and well-being among First Nations in British Columbia.” Jeffrey Reading

By: Diane Luckow 7487 reads | 0 comments