News and Events

 

This webpage last updated:  July 9, 2019

APPROVALS

SFU Board of Governors and SFU Senate approved the update of our unit name's: First Nations Languages Program. Also approved is the new undergraduate program - Diploma in First Nations Language Proficiency. (July 2018)

 

NEW HOME FOR FNLP (FNEP)

FNLP (FNEP) has a new office beginning December 10, 2018. We will be in Robert C. Brown Hall RCB 8119.

FNLP/FNEP moved from Saywell Hall to Robert C. Brown Hall (RCB) and resided in SFU IAUPP space between January 2018 to November 2018.

To contact our office or the academic advisor, please email: fnlp@sfu.ca.

 

2019-2020 Programs
Applications are now accepted for the 2019-20 academic year.

Submit application BEFORE January 31st, 2019  for Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 entry.

See FNLP Admission webpage for application form and information.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED:
Sessional Instructor Positions
Application are being accepted for __4__position(s) in FNLP in
Fall 2019.

Deadline for application: 4 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2019 
Visit FNLP Employment webpage for job posting and details.

 

WORK STUDY - FALL 2019
We will have ___TBA____Work-Study Project on-campus positions available in Fall 2019. Interested student must be accepted to Term 1197 SFU Work-Study Program in order to be able to apply for Work-Study Student positions.

STAFFING UPDATES

Warmest Welcome

We would like to welcome Carmen Chin to the FNLP team as the new Communications and Events Coordinator. She hails from Malaysia and graduated with a Communication degree from SFU. 

Carmen will be assisting FNLP with media updates, graphic design, and website maintenance. 

ACOLADES AND KUDOS

2019 Governor General’s Innovation Awards Recipients

Dr. Marianne Ignace and Dr. Ronald E. Ignace are recipients to this year's Governor General’s Innovation Awards

Read their INNOVATION story, "Chief Dr. Ronald Ignace and Dr. Marianne Ignace successfully combined scientific knowledge with wisdom of Elders."
See also "SFU News: Decades of Indigenous collaboration lead to Governor General's Innovation Award"

 

Congratulations on New Book!

A Secwépemc People, Land, and Laws: Yerí7 re Stsq’ey’s-kucw

"Drs. Marianne Ignace and Ronald E. Ignace win the 2018 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize." Click [ HERE ] for UBC Award announcement.

Coyote Art Work (2009) by David August (Dave) Seymour, Kamloops, BC.