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Student Success Story: Trina Setah

Indigenous Co-op

"In all of my years, I worked to be well known, respected and network with many people.  Those networks proved to be worth-while 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 12198 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 4049 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation: FNSA Hosts 2nd Annual SFU Indigenous Day

Indigenous

 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 8436 reads | 0 comments
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Clan wrestler collects BA on way to 2015 Pan Am Games

Teaching

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 5731 reads | 0 comments
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Community Engagement Clarifies Career Choice

Indigenous Career

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 19132 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Karen Johnson

Indigenous Student Success Stories

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 16435 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Sheryl Thompson

Indigenous Career

"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 17207 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 9193 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 6106 reads | 0 comments
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Graduate Aboriginal Scholarships attract diverse scholars

Indigenous New Media

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 7017 reads | 0 comments
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Researchers continue to unlock mysteries of ancient clam gardens

Indigenous Research Institute

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

By: SFU News Diane Luckow 6458 reads | 0 comments
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Michelle Corfield: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous Journey Stories

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

By: Michelle Corfield 21756 reads | 0 comments
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Deborah Jeffery: Indigenous Career Journey Story

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

“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 17326 reads | 0 comments
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Eldon Yellowhorn; Archaeologist collaborates with Piikani Nation

Indigenous Research Institute

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 9517 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 6639 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 9441 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 7151 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 11937 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; David Gaertner

First Nations Studies Program

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

By: David Gaertner 10982 reads | 0 comments
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Adrian Starblanket

Indigenous Journey Stories

Adrian Starblanket shares his life story that takes him from Foster Care to homelessness to 4 recording albums and University.

By: Adrian Starblanket 8801 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Strategic Plan [Part 2]: What has SFU done lately?

Series

Indigenizing SFU's 2013-2014 year in review. How well has the Univeristy done to implement the 10 pillars and what is exactly has been done?

By: Laura Forsythe 9053 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute; Marena Brinkhurst

Penticton Indian Band (PIB)

Read about Indigenous Research Institutes scholar Marena Brinkhurst and her work in Interdisciplinary and intercultural approaches to community-based land-use planning.

By: Marena Brinkhurst 7391 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Stategic Plan [Part 1]: What is it?

Indigenous

Do you know how SFU decides how to Indigenize the University?

 

By: Laura Forsythe 7835 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation: FNSA Hosts SFU Indigenous Day

First Nations Student Association

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 21418 reads | 0 comments