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Brock Aboriginal council hosts dialogue on issues in education

Brock Aboriginal council hosts dialogue on issues in education

Brock’s Aboriginal Education Council (AEC) hosted a roundtable discussion today at the University with more than 70 community members to talk about the Government of Canada’s proposed First Nations Education Act.

Powwow planned to welcome students back Sept. 5

Powwow planned to welcome students back Sept. 5

Drums, regalia and dance will be part of the O-Week celebrations as the Student Justice Centre helps welcome students back to school with a powwow.

Aboriginal students recognized for leadership, achievements

Aboriginal students recognized for leadership, achievements

Until three years ago, Jolene Hill knew nothing about the history of residential schools in Canada. Life on a reserve was foreign to the master’s student who grew up in Arkansas as the adopted aboriginal daughter of white parents. In fact, just about any issue facing Canada’s First Nations was unknown to her.

University and college Aboriginal advisory groups meet in Niagara this week

University and college Aboriginal advisory groups meet in Niagara this week

Close to 200 people involved in Aboriginal education and student services at Ontario colleges and universities will meet at Brock University and in Niagara Falls this week to further discussions on improving access and support, and providing a culturally-relevant learning experience for students.

Powwow to be held on campus Sept. 7

Powwow to be held on campus Sept. 7

Students, staff and Niagara residents are invited to start their school year off to the beat of a different drum.

Indigenous perspectives on the War of 1812

Indigenous perspectives on the War of 1812

The Social Justice and Equities Studies program at Brock is hosting the event Indigenous Perspectives on the War of 1812 this Friday, March 23, at the Niagara Artists Centre in downtown St. Catharines. . . .

Three questions with… Sean Hoogterp

Three questions with… Sean Hoogterp

Sean Hoogterp is an Aboriginal student advisor in Brock’s Aboriginal Student Services.

New program encourages Aboriginal students to pursue scientific careers

New program encourages Aboriginal students to pursue scientific careers

Fireworks, DNA and the Great Lakes region are among the subjects explored by Six Nations students at Bridging Our Worlds Through Science.

Aboriginal women aim to inspire future students

Aboriginal women aim to inspire future students

Through the challenges of distance and motherhood, Jennifer Brant and Melanie Anderson have excelled to earn this year’s Aboriginal Achievement Awards.

Aboriginal Women’s Day event featured documentary, guest speakers

Aboriginal Women’s Day event featured documentary, guest speakers

Filmmakers and former Olympians were among the highlights at the recent sixth annual Aboriginal Women’s Day event at Pond Inlet.

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