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Stephanie Wong: 2012 Co-op Student of the Year

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After founding YWiB SFU, and winning HSBC’s Young Women in Business Leadership Award, Stephanie Wong has now earned the title “Co-op Student of the Year” from both SFU and ACE BC/Yukon.

By: SFU Work Integrated Learning 2757 reads | 0 comments
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Bruce Dumont: How to Become a Métis Politician

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"We lived the Metis life as my father hunted and trapped when he wasn't
 working to keep the family fed. My mother tanned hides, did beautiful beadwork and made clothing and bedding. We danced to the fiddle and sang." 

By: Bruce Dumont 1464 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Rudy Riemer/Yumk, SFU Department of First Nations Studies and Archaeology

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"I grew up in Squamish BC, learning from elders and knowledgeable community members about Squamish Nation culture.  Many of my fondest memories are walking to downtown with my grandpa, sitting at my grand uncles kitchen table and going up the river to fish. During these formative years I was always careful to listen to what they had to say." 

By: Rudy Riemer/Yumk 1001 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Bruce R. Dumont, Metis National Council Minister Responsible for Health

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"My father was Cree and French and my mother Cree and Scot with both parents fluent in the Cree language. I come from a family of ten. We lived in poverty as Road Allowance Metis around Sundre, Alberta, after my parents left the Metis Settlement of Kikino, Alberta in 1943 with 4 children in tow. 

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By: Bruce R. Dumont 1170 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Cynthia George Taha, Registered Nurse

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"With the uncertainty and changes in healthcare systems for our people and a separate health authority plan that will marginalize our people, I decided to be where my skills and services will be most beneficial." How a girl from Wetsuweten Nation became a leader in the Nursing field. 

By: Cynthia George Taha 1259 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: Audrey Tooshkenig, Elementary School Teacher

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"Having not graduated from high school, I feared academic inadequacies and had a lot of self doubt about attending post secondary. Fortunately, a dear friend basically took me to an Academic Adivisor to discuss my prospective plans. By the time I left that appointment I knew that I was on my way to my next phase."

By: Audrey Tooshkenig 1253 reads | 0 comments
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Indigenous Stories: William Lindsay on Persistance

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“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence”. Through my life’s experience I can certainly attest to the truthfulness of these words.I hope lessons for others can be found in them. Hence, “Press On” friends and make your own dreams a reality!

By: Wiiliam Lindsay 1021 reads | 0 comments
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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Giving Back with Telus

Diary of a Marketing Co-op

Choosing a company to devote your career to at any stage can be a tough choice. The values of a company matter, so look into what your new workplace values before devoting your time to it.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 1407 reads | 0 comments
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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Health Sciences Engagement Improves Lives

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Five SFU students who participated in a life changing co-op experience in India are giving back. They have designed a custom-made SFU book bag and pencil case which is sewn by female survivors of human trafficking in Koltkata, India.  The students will sell their products locally and eventually North America-wide to raise funds the organization they volunteered for in India: Destiny Reflection.

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Indigenous Stories: Brandon Gabriel, Professional Contemporary Visual Artist

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Brandon is a professional Contemporary Visual Artist based in Langley. He grew up in the Kwantlen Reserve and went on to study at Kwantlen University and attained his BFA from the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 2006.

By: Brandon Gabriel 1578 reads | 0 comments
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