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From Athlete To Coach

Tysun Tallman

Tysun shares his story of progressing from Student to Teacher, or more specifically, from Athlete to Coach and shares some advice for those looking to get involved with their community.

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Invitation to FNSA Indigenous Feminism Series - Cherry Smiley

Indigenous

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 409 reads | 0 comments
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Graduate Aboriginal Scholarships Attract Keen Scholars

Indigenous

Each year, SFU selects two Aboriginal graduate students to receive Graduate Aboriginal Entrance Scholarships. Kyle Bobiwash and Nicole Muir were the 2013 recipients, and both of their research plans aim to help others.

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Indigenous Initiatives Librarian: Jenna Walsh

Indigenous

Indigenous Initiatives Librarian Jenna Walsh has been working with Aboriginal communities and SFU students, staff and faculty to determine how best to enhance and develop the library’s services for Aboriginal students.

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SFU Reaching Out to Aboriginal Youth

Indigenous

SFU instructors and students are engaged in a variety of community activities that are making a difference to Aboriginal children and youth.

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Major Grant Helps Preserve First Nations Languages

Indigenous

Of Canada’s 60 First Nations languages, 30 are found only in B.C.  According to Marianne Ignane, director of SFU’s FNLC, these languages are in a state of decline, which is why she has made it her life’s work to find ways of preserving and teaching these languages.

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Kelvin Redvers; Award-Winning Aboriginal Filmmaker and Television Producer

Indigenous

I believe my desire to help bring understanding between First Nations people and the rest of the world is what drives both my educational and work career; it keeps pushing me to learn and try new things, and onto all kinds of different windy roads.

By: Kelvin Redvers 639 reads | 0 comments
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CRA Student Ambassador Blog

CRA

Kim Hornemann shares how a science loving high school student ended up in SFU's French co-hort program and working for the Canada Revenue Agency while still in University.

By: Kim Hornemann 930 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Indigenous Peoples Career Journey Stories

Professional Development

In advance of the Indigenous Peoples Career Journey Story panel our latest #OLCchat looked at some of the educational and career challenges Indigenous students face, and what resources are avalible to them.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 308 reads | 0 comments
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Working with SFPIRG

SFPIRG

Tsatia Adzich recently became a board memeber for SFPIRG, the Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group. She shares how it's opened up a new community for her, and how they relate to her work with Indigenous communities.

By: TsatiaA 421 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation to Indigenous Peoples Career Stories 2014

FNSA

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 1487 reads | 0 comments
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Captain Michael F. Harris: Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

“Our Native Bows and Arrows today, are now Education, being clean of Alcohol and Drugs, Respect for Self and all Creator gives us, Non-Racist attitudes, Good hard work in attitude and job at hand, Love and Caring for Mother Earth and all Beings, through God Our Creator. Aho." - Michael F. Harris

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Michelle Martinson: Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous

Despite dealing with the challenges of being a full time mom, I did manage to do some upgrading and a few courses while my kids were little. In 2014, I intend to run for president of the British Columbia Nurses Union

By: Michelle Martinson 663 reads | 0 comments
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Jodie-Lynn Waddilove: Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous

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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Steve Sxwithul’txw : Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous Career Journey Stories

"Finding my path to success is a cliché. It’s what you are willing to do to sacrifice to get ahead and make a life to which you feel proud of. That is why I continue chasing the dream of being happy and fulfilled.” - Steve Sxwithul’txw

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CUYSTWI Rant Video Contest

Indigenous

Are you an Aboriginal youth between the ages of 16 and 24? Do you have something on your mind you want to share? Learn more about the CUYSTWI and how you can enter.

By: Tysun Tallman 499 reads | 0 comments
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First Nations Student Association: Meet Some of the Board

Indigenous

Hear some of the backgrounds and aspirations of the First Nations Student Association board members. A showcase of the diversity within the student led organization here at SFU. 

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Real Women

Indigenous

What is a real woman? Christina discusses the phrase, 'Real Women', and its damaging effects on women.

By: Christina Coolidge 605 reads | 0 comments
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Voices from Turtle Island

Turtle Island

Join Voices from Turtle Island from February 27th to March 1st, 2014. Spend the weekend celebrating written words from Turtle Island with a gathering of First Nations writers, critics, scholars, performers and anyone who enjoys Indigenous Literatures.

By: Natalie Knight 2254 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Graduate Program Support

FNSA

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 1156 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Elders Program

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

The Elders will visit, share advice, talk, listen and share history and stories every Monday & Thursday from 11:30 - 1:30 at the Indigenous Student Centre on Burnaby campus.

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SFPIRG: Truth-Telling and Decolonization

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

The Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group is a student-funded and student-directed resource centre dedicated to social and environmental justice. SFPIRG is founded on a set of values that have been developed by students who care about social and environmental justice, and include a commitment to the work of ending all forms of oppression.

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Indian Ernie: Perspectives on Policing and Leadership FNSA Aboriginal Criminology Series

Leadership

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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