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UFV health researchers collaborate with community on Métis camp

A chance meeting at UFV’s National Indigenous People’s Day celebration at the Abbotsford campus in June led to the creation of a week-long day camp for Métis children in the Fraser Valley. Dr. Elizabeth Cooper, a post-doctoral fellow in the Faculty of Health Sciences ay UFV, struck up a conversation with Lisa Hendry, a representative […]

Métis Day awareness event at Aboriginal gathering place Nov 7

The Métis are a distinct Aboriginal people with North American Indian-European descent. The Métis played an instrumental role in the shaping of Canada and work tirelessly to share their culture, music, traditions, and knowledge of the environment with their fellow Canadians. Please join our UFV students, faculty and staff to celebrate Métis Day awareness, which […]

International Week at UFV

International Week at UFV runs from Mon, Nov 14 ­– Fri, Nov 18. It provides students with the opportunity to experience different cultures, learn about their own and open new horizons. The week will include: Monday: A taste of India from 4–6 p.m. in Abbotsford U-House. Tuesday: Metis Awareness day from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. in […]