Tag Archives | “Indigenous Affairs”

National Aboriginal Day: a chance for reflection on culture and reconciliation

National Aboriginal Day was Sunday, June 21 Posted on behalf of Shirley Hardman, UFV Senior Advisor on Indigenous Affairs National Aboriginal Day on Sunday, June 21 celebrates the unique heritage and diverse culture of indigenous people — it also presents an opportunity to reflect on the outcomes of The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada […]

UFV and NVIT combine to offer “capstone” degree to addictions worker students

The University of the Fraser Valley has teamed up with the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology to enable participants in an NVIT diploma program to earn a Bachelor of General Studies degree. NVIT is a British Columbia public post-secondary institution governed by the Aboriginal community and serving primarily Aboriginal students. Graduates of the three-year Chemical […]

UFV to host Indian Residential School Day of Learning on Sept 18

Regular classes are being replaced with something quite different at the University of the Fraser Valley on Wednesday, September 18. The university has transformed its curriculum for that day, so that students, along with the rest of the campus community, can gather together for the Indian Residential School Day of Learning. The day-long collection of […]

UFV presents speakers on the psychic landscape of contemporary colonialism

  The University of the Fraser Valley will be hosting two guest speakers presenting on the psychic landscape of contemporary colonialism. Taiaiake Alfred and Jeff Corntassel, both professors in indigenous governance from the University of Victoria, will be speaking on Wed, Jan 25, from 4 to 5:30 pm at University House (changed from room B121) […]