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Research Excellence Award 2020: Robert Harding is recognized for his extensive work

Three decades ago, in a different life, professional actor Robert Harding sat with a friend — one of New Zealand’s top Maori actors — watching a news report showing Indigenous peoples protesting Columbus Day on New York City streets.  “Pete turned to me, and said, ‘What’re the Indians so upset about, mate?’” Harding recalls. “When […]

UFV to host community forum on refugee crisis — Oct 27

We’ve all seen the images. Refugees fleeing their homes with only what they can carry, crossing the ocean on crowded vessels, and walking urban highways looking for a safe haven. Children and old people struggling to keep up, and in some tragic cases, falling by the wayside. The current plight of Syrian refugees has gripped […]

UFV’s Robert Harding examines Aboriginal media coverage in report by Journalists for Human Rights

Hope has emerged from a recent report on Aboriginal news coverage featuring UFV social work and human services instructor Robert Harding. Conducted by Journalists for Human Rights, which has trained more than 12,000 journalists in 21 countries to report ethically and effectively on human rights issues, the report — Buried Voices: Media Coverage of Aboriginal […]

UFV to host educational forum on Idle No More Thurs, Jan 17

The public is invited to UFV’s educational forum on Idle No More at UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park to learn more about the Idle No More grassroots movement. Speakers will include: Joanne Gutierrez Hugh (Xwiyolemot, Sto:lo/Cree woman): Back to Indigenous Government and Idle No More Capacity Building Sakej Ward (holds Master of Indigenous […]