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Past Monthly Lunches

December 12th, 2023

The SFU Indigenous Student Centre and First Nations, Métis & Inuit Student Association invite you to join the SFU Indigenous Community Monthly Lunch. This event is for all students, faculty and staff who self-identify as Indigenous at SFU. Join the ISC to celebrate this Holiday season! We invite you to join the ISC team at The Study, Tuesday December 12th at 11:30am to share in a meal from West Coast Bannock and indulge in the hot chocolate bar! Folks can also get their holiday photos taken thanks to our community partner Skookum Surrey.  Lastly, for anyone who hasn't had their boosters yet and want to do it before heading out to meet with family or for holiday travel Fraser Health will be joining us with a vaccine clinic.

This event will be a merry time to socialize with your peers, and also win some prizes, so we hope to see you there.

December Monthly Lunch

Date: December 12th, 2023
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: AQ 3144

November 28th, 2023

The SFU Indigenous Student Centre and First Nations, Métis & Inuit Student Association invite you to join the SFU Indigenous Community Monthly Lunch. This event is for all students, faculty and staff who self-identify as Indigenous at SFU. Join us from 11:30am to 1:30pm to enjoy a meal, hear about current initiatives around campus and network with some amazing Indigenous folks. We want to welcome Indigenous staff and students and take time to make connections. Lunch will be provided by West Coast Bannock.

November Monthly Lunch

Date: November 28th, 2023
Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location: The Study

October 31, 2023

No tricks just treats. The SFU ISC and FNMISA hosted the November SFU Indigenous Community Monthly Lunch. This event is for all students, faculty and staff who self-identify as Indigenous at SFU. We gathered from 11:30am to 1:30pm to enjoy a meal, hear about current initiatives around campus and network with some amazing Indigenous folks. We want to welcome Indigenous staff and students and take time to make connections. Lunch will include sushi, pizza and of course bannock.

October Monthly Lunch

Date: October 31st, 2023
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: ISC, AQ 3144

July 25, 2023

This month's lunch was co-hosted by the SFU Indigenous Studies Department. This event included students, faculty and staff who self-identify as Indigenous at SFU. We learned about some great opportunities to take part in Indigenous Studies Courses, played a fun game testing our Indigenous author knowledge and heard from many Elders in the community.

Get to know the Host:

Department of Indigenous Studies
Contact: Ronda Landsfried (Chair's Assistant) - indgsec@sfu.ca 

July Monthly Lunch

Date: July 25, 2023
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: The Study, MBC

June 27, 2023

The Indigenous Student Centre and First Nations, Métis & Inuit Student Association hosted Indigenous students, staff and Elders for this months lunch. While getting to know one another and socialize with the community we ate bannock tacos and played human bingo! 

June Monthly Lunch

Date: June 27, 2023
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: The Study, MBC

April 18, 2023

All those who self-identify as Indigenous at SFU were invited to this Monthly Lunch, and there was a great turn out! Co-hosted by the Department of Psychology's Indigenous Reconcilliation Committee, they shared about numerous opportunities within their department. This lunch was student centered, giving students the chance to meet various faculty and staff.

April Monthly Lunch

Date: April 18, 2023
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: The Study, MBC

March 28, 2023

This month's lunch was co-hosted by the SFU Faculty of Resource and Environmental Management, for all those who self-identify as Indigenous at SFU. With food provided by the Bannock Queen, this lunch centred around student opportunies, giving students the chance to meet various faculty and staff. 

Get to know the Host:

School of Resource and Environmental Management
Contact: May Fan (Academic Advisor) - remadv@sfu.ca

Faculty of Environment
Contact: Chris Mitchell (Student Recruiter) - env_recruiter@sfu.ca

March Monthly Lunch

Date: March 28, 2023
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: The Study, MBC

February 27, 2023

This lunch was brought to you by Chris Lewis, Interim Dean Roger Strasser and AVP External Relations Sobhana Jaya Madhavan from SFU's President's Office of Medical School. This day included a presentation and update on SFU's Medical School along with sharing opportunities to engage in dialog as it develops. The event was for all students, faculty, and staff who self-identify as Indigenous at SFU to enjoy a delicious meal.

February Monthly Lunch

Date: February 27, 2023
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: Diamond Family Auditorium Foyer

Novemeber 23, 2022

This month we were excited to welcome our co-host, the SFU Library. At the third SFU Indigenous Community Monthly Lunch participants enjoyed a delicious meal catered by the Bannock Queen, heard about current initiatives around campus, networked with some amazing Indigenous folks, and had the opportunity to do some Holiday shopping from the Indigenous student vendors; Ulluraiq Creations and Lax Gibuu Beads.

Holiday Lunch

Date: November 23, 2022
Time: 11:00am - 1:30pm
Location: SUB Ballroom

October 31, 2022

The Office of Indigenous Education co-hosted the second SFU Indigenous Community Monthly Lunch, to celebrate Halloween. Attendees shared in a meal from the Bannock Queen to hear about current initiatives around campus and network with some amazing Indigenous folks. Not to mention the fun games and costume contest, where students won prizes!

Monthly Lunch: Halloween!

Date: October 31, 2022
Time: 11:00am - 1:30pm
Location: SUB Ballroom

September 27, 2022

The Indigenous Student Centre and First Nations, Métis & Inuit Student Association hosted the inaugural SFU Indigenous Community Monthly Lunch, for all those who self-identify as Indigenous at SFU. While enjoying some food from Salishan Catering, attendees heard about current initiatives around campus and networked with some amazing Indigenous folks. This September, the lunch focused on honouring the healing journeys of Residential School survivors and their families, asking everyone to please wear an orange shirt.

Monthly Lunch in recognition of Orange Shirt Day

Date: September 27, 2022
Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Location: Convocation Mall