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Student Success Story: Carmen van Soest

Indigenous Career

"I hope to be someone that other Indigenous youth can look up to, and a person that others can count on in my everyday life. And hopefully I can get into Law school so I can help Indigenous peoples fight for their rights." 

By: Carmen van Soest 233 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Kayla Mitchell

Indigenous

"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 590 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Tracy Ned

Education

"I will continue to encourage students out there to dream and that its okay to be scared but don’t’ let that fear hold you back."

By: Tracy Ned 216 reads | 0 comments
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Files of Uncertainty #1

Indigenous

FILES OF UNCERTAINTY #1: To Bear witness, the open musings of a Metis Student trying to understand her rage when Brian Bowman only half admitted his culture. 

By: Lforsythe 456 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Trina Setah

Indigenous

"In all of my years, I worked to be well known, respected and network with many people.  Those networks proved to be worth-wile as I worked my way up the ladder.  It pays to make good connections that has strategically helped me out when I needed them." 

By: Trina Setah 220 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Malcom Key

Student Success Story

I currently hold a diploma from College; however, I have just enrolled into University to acquire a degree. My mom received her Master’s at 52 and so I’m now 48 and it’s my turn to go back to school!

By: Malcom Key 166 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation: FNSA Hosts 2nd Annual SFU Indigenous Day

Indigenous Event

 Performers, artists and educators come from across Canada to share their knowledge expressing their cultural diversity. All at SFU for one day and you're invited! 

By: Lforsythe 533 reads | 0 comments
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Clan wrestler collects BA on way to 2015 Pan Am Games

Wrestle

Justina Di Stasio is an English student at SFU who also is a member of Canada’s national senior women’s wrestling team competing at the 2015 Pan Am games in Toronto.

By: Justin Wong 634 reads | 0 comments
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Community engagement clarifies career choice

Indigenous Student Centre

Meet Lindsay Wainwright, 32, who has already completed her second year of medical school at UBC even though she is just graduating with her SFU B.Sc. this June. 

By: Diane Mar-Nicolle 656 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Karen Johnson

Native Education College

My proudest moment was being the first of a class of 12 from NEC to graduate at SFU. There are so many obstacles one must crawl over to get a degree especially being an older student.

By: Karen Johnson 239 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Sheryl Thompson

Arts and Social Sciences

"My big picture goal is to work in policy to strengthen the health and well being of Aboriginal Peoples by working to combine Aboriginal children, families, communities and health into a single concept that is so interconnected that they can not be teased apart to be treated as independent entities."

By: Sheryl Thompson 521 reads | 0 comments
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Betsy Turtle Bruyere: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous

This is my Story and I’m sticking to it...

By: Betsy Turtle Bruyere 1456 reads | 0 comments
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Barry Vickers: Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous

University, many people once told me, is the best time of your life. Yes, there is something to be said about being broke and stressed out with deadlines and exams.

By: Barry Vickers 1046 reads | 0 comments
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Graduate Aboriginal Scholarships attract diverse scholars

Indigenous

The successful applicants for the 2014 Graduate Aboriginal Entrance Scholarships were Jordan Abel and Christina Coolidge. They are exploring different aspects of Aboriginal storytelling.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 1451 reads | 0 comments
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Researchers continue to unlock mysteries of ancient clam gardens

Indigenous

Researchers found that Aboriginal peoples cultivated clams in handmade, rock-walled beach terraces known as clam gardens.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 1416 reads | 0 comments
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Aboriginal University Prep Program Expands

SFU Aboriginal University Prep Program

Students in the Aboriginal University Prep Program receive support that affirms and integrates Indigenous perspectives.

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 1424 reads | 0 comments
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Michelle Corfield: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous Peoples Career Stories

Work hard nothing in life is easy, be honest to yourself and others and maintain your principles and values. 

By: Michelle Corfield 1453 reads | 0 comments
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Deborah Jeffery: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous

“I always return to the words of Indigenous scholar, Eber Hampton, that we need to design an education system ‘worthy of our ancestors and our children,’”

By: Jennifer White 1420 reads | 0 comments
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Eldon Yellowhorn; Archaeologist collaborates with Piikani Nation

Indigenous

Yellowhorn, an SFU professor of archaeology, has some of the answers how his ancestors adapted to farming and homesteading in the late 1800s.

By: Diane Luckow 1802 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Indigenous Student Centre News 2014-2015

Indigenous

The ISC offers an indigenous, culturally respectful, relevant, responsible, and reciprocal learning environment at SFU for what is happening at the centre lately...

By: SFU News Supplement 1167 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation to Indigenous Peoples Career Stories 2015

Indigenous

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.

By: Laura Forsythe 2879 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; John R Welch

Indigenous

 

The Indigenous Research Institute  promotes research in areas related to Indigenous peoples read about on of its Researchers and his work.


By: John R Welch 2018 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories; Wayne D. Garnons-Williams, BA, LLB, MPA

Indigenous Employer

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.

By: Wayne D. Garnons-Williams 2737 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; David Gaertner

Indigenous

Here in his own words "How a White Guy got His Start in Indigenous Studies".

By: David Gaertner 2574 reads | 0 comments