News & Events

October 11, 2019

Events around the campus and the community (Indigenous related)


Help shape the First Peoples’ Gathering House

Upcoming Sessions & Workshops

The Office for Aboriginal Peoples and the Office of the VP External Relations would like to invite Indigenous students, staff, faculty and community members to attend the following two workshops to help shape the First Peoples’ Gathering House:


Vision + Program Workshop, October 15, 2019, 2pm – 4pm

SFU Burnaby Campus, Halpern 114

Refreshments will be served.

Site Workshop

October 28, 2019, 1pm – 3pm

SFU Burnaby Campus, Halpern 114

Participants will be led on a walking tour of 3 potential sites. Please dress for the weather!

Vision + Program Workshop

October 23, 2019, 12:00 -2:00 pm

Surrey Campus, Room SRYC 3040 Seminar Room


Salish Singing and Drumming Workshop

  Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre
SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
October 15, 2019, 7 - 9 pm

Join traditional Lil’wat singer Russell Wallace for a workshop that will introduce you to the wonderful world of traditional Salish singing and drumming. These workshops are free and open to folks of all ages and abilities. We hope you'll join us!

Russell Wallace is a composer, producer and is a traditional Lil’wat singer. Wallace's music has been part of a number of soundtracks (film, video, television) and theatre/dance productions [More]