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Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout on now at UFV Theatre

The second production of the University of the Fraser Valley Theatre department‘s 2012/13 season will be the bittersweet tragicomedy Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout, by award-winning Aboriginal playwright Tomson Highway. In Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout we spend time with four women of the Shuswap, Okanagan and Thompson First Nations as they prepare a banquet […]

RBC Foundation donation supports UFV students

The University of the Fraser Valley recently received a helping hand in its bid to build stronger connections in the community. On Monday afternoon, a representative from the RBC Foundation presented UFV with a donation of $12,000 at the Abbotsford campus. The money will support the development of the major project component within the new […]

Tomson Highway during the meet and greet at UFV Abbotsford.

Tomson Highway shares inspiring works at UFV

Cree writer Tomson Highway wrapped up his two-day visit to UFV on Monday at the Abbotsford campus with a meet and greet, reading and signing session. The Canadian Aboriginal playwright visited the Chilliwack campus on Sunday for a staged reading of excerpts from his play The Rez Sisters. Monday’s event saw the internationally renowned playwright, […]

Playwright Tomson Highway to visit UFV Oct 23 and 24

  A Canadian Aboriginal playwright with a previous connection to the University of the Fraser Valley will visit the Chilliwack and Abbotsford campuses this October. Cree writer Tomson Highway will be on the Chilliwack campus on Sunday, Oct. 23, for a staged reading of excerpts from his play The Rez Sisters. He will visit the […]