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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 8352 reads | 0 comments
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Student Success Story: Sheryl Thompson

Indigenous Student Success Story

"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 8421 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 5655 reads | 0 comments
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Barry Vickers: Indigenous Journey Story

Indigenous Peoples Career Stories

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 3086 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 4395 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 4025 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 12322 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 9450 reads | 0 comments
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Eldon Yellowhorn; Archaeologist collaborates with Piikani Nation

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

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 5966 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 3650 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 6479 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute SFU; John R Welch

ENGAGE

 

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 4739 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Career Journey Stories; Wayne D. Garnons-Williams, BA, LLB, MPA

Indigenous Journey Stories

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 7151 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 6668 reads | 0 comments
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Adrian Starblanket

Diversity & Inclusion

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

By: Adrian Starblanket 5232 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Strategic Plan [Part 2]: What has SFU done lately?

Indigenous

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 5767 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Aboriginal Stategic Plan [Part 1]: What is it?

Indigenous SFU Community Stories

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

 

By: Laura Forsythe 5161 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Research Institute; Marena Brinkhurst

Resource and Environmental Management

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 4637 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Elders Program

Office for Aboriginal People

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.

By: Laura Forsythe 14201 reads | 0 comments
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Invitation: FNSA Hosts SFU Indigenous Day

Indigenous

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 13462 reads | 0 comments
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Your Guide to this September's Indigenous Events

FNSA

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.

By: marent 9678 reads | 0 comments
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Tsleil-Waututh Nation and the Sacred Trust Initiative [Part Four]: Implications

Indigenous

Christina Coolidge is an Indigenous Program researcher with Career Services at SFU.  In this four-part series she discusses the creation of the Sacred Trust Initiative (STI), with the purpose of stopping the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.  This is the fourth post of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and the Sacred Trust Initiative Series.

By: Christina Coolidge 11276 reads | 0 comments
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Tsleil-Waututh Nation and the Sacred Trust Initiative [Part Three]: Kinder Morgan

Series

Christina Coolidge is an Indigenous Program researcher with Career Services at SFU.  In this four-part series she discusses the creation of the Sacred Trust Initiative (STI), with the purpose of stopping the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.  This is the third post of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and the Sacred Trust Initiative Series.

By: Christina Coolidge 13190 reads | 0 comments
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Tsleil-Waututh Nation and the Sacred Trust Initiative [Part Two]: Friends and Allies

Series

Christina Coolidge is an Indigenous Program researcher with Career Services at SFU.  In this four-part series she discusses the creation of the Sacred Trust Initiative (STI), with the purpose of stopping the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.  This is the second post of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and the Sacred Trust Initiative Series.

By: Christina Coolidge 6602 reads | 0 comments