First Nations

Simon Fraser University has 3 main campuses in the Cities of Burnaby, Vancouver, and Surrey, which are situated on the shared Traditional Coast Salish Lands of the Squamish  (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw), Tsleil-Waututh (səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ), Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), and Kwikwetlem (kʷikʷəƛ̓əm) Nations (in Vancouver & Burnaby respectfully) and the Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem (kʷikʷəƛ̓əm), Qayqayt, Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), numerous Stó:lō Nations, Semiahmoo, and Tsawwassen  (in Surrey).



In October 2017, SFU released the report, Walk This Path With Us: Report of the SFU Aboriginal Reconciliation Council, which outlined the 34 calls to action. For more information about SFU's reconciliation efforts, including updates and initiatives, please visit the SFU Reconciliation website


The Office for Aboriginal Peoples was established in 2009 to lead the implementation of the university's Aboriginal Strategic Plan (PDF). For more information regarding Aboriginal programing and services at SFU, please visit their website