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Watch the ground awakening event for the First Peoples' Gathering House

Gabriel George and Rudy Reimer lead a special event to call on the ancestors to awaken the ground where the new First Peoples' Gathering House will be built. The ground awakening was held on Orange Shirt Day to honour the survivors of Indian residential schools...read more.

Honouring the past and looking forward to the future on Orange Shirt Day                                                     

SFU’s Office for Aboriginal Peoples (OAP) held a special ground awakening ceremony to honour the intergenerational survivors of the Indian residential school system while looking forward to...read more

   

‘A home away from home’: SFU welcomes announcement of First Peoples’ Gathering House

Plans for a ceremonial space for the SFU community to celebrate Indigenous knowledge and culture are underway. SFU’s First Peoples’ Gathering House will open on SFU’s Burnaby campus in 2023...read more.

 

A vision for the future: SFU adopts Burnaby 2065 Campus Master Plan

The Master Plan weaves guiding principles & opportunities to support Indigenization across SFU Burnaby, while showcasing the First People’s Gathering House as a place where Indigenous teaching, learning & gathering are interlinked & connected to the land...read more

 

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First Peoples’ Gathering House to be built at SFU’s Burnaby campus

Indigenous students at Simon Fraser University can look forward to having a ceremonial space to celebrate Indigenous knowledge and culture when the First Peoples’ Gathering House opens in 2023...read more