NITEPers Students & Alumni Corner

Student Stories: Meet Thelma Stump

Feb 02, 2019 

Thelma Stump, Year 2 2nd Year NITEP Cariboo field centre Nation:?Esdilagh First Nation and Tsilhqot’in Nation Please introduce yourself. My name is Thelma Stump. I am from ?Esdilagh First Nation, a member of the Tsilhqot’in Nation. I attend the Cariboo Field Centre and presently, I am in my second year as a NITEP student. Why […]

Student Stories: Meet Corly Schmeisser

Jan 26, 2019 

Corly Schmeisser, Year 1 1st Year NITEP Cariboo field centre Nation: Secwepemc Nation Home: Quesnel, B.C. Please introduce yourself. Hello! My name is Corly Schmeisser. I am from the Secwepemc Nation and also have German descent. I was born and raised in Quesnel, B.C. I graduated from the College of New Caledonia in Prince George with […]

Student Stories: Meet Dana Mack

Nov 05, 2018 

Dana Mack NITEP Bella Coola field centre Nation: Nuxalk Nation Home: Bella Coola, B.C. Please introduce yourself. Yaw Smatmc! Hello Friend! My name is Dana Mack, I am from the Nuxalk Nation, where I was born and raised. I work at Acwsalcta School as the librarian since 1999, but I started as a substitute teacher. My […]

Student Stories: Meet Shelby Henry

Nov 03, 2018 

Shelby Henry, Year 2 2nd Year On-Campus NITEP field centre Nation: Anishnabe from the Chippewa of the Thames First Nations in Ontario Home: Currently residing in Vancouver, BC What inspired you to go into teaching? My main inspiration to study education comes from our Mothers and Fathers, Grandmothers and Grandfathers and Ancestors who attended Residential Schools. […]

Student Stories: Meet Bailey Johnson


Bailey Johnson NITEP On-Campus field centre Nation: Métis Home: Summerland, BC (Currently residing in Vancouver, BC) What inspired you to go into teaching? Teaching was always an interest of mine, but when I heard about the NITEP program I knew that it was the right path for me to take. Being involved in the public school […]

Student Stories: Meet Stephen Jolly

Oct 26, 2018 

Stephen Jolly, Year 3 3rd Year NITEP On-Campus field centre Nation: Cree First Nation from the James Bay regions in Northern Québec and Ontario Home: Northern Québec (Currently residing in Vancouver, BC) Stephen Jolly is currently a 3rd year NITEP student from a Cree First Nation in Northern Québec and Ontario. Before coming to UBC […]

Alumni Corner: Featuring Kenthen Thomas

Oct 15, 2018 

Kenthen Thomas, B.Ed., Secwepemc’ulucw Please tell us about yourself. Weytk, my name is Kenthen Thomas from the Secwepemc’ulucw (spread out people of the Shuswap). My kye7e’s and Sle7e’s are Dr. Mary Thomas, Mark Thomas, Herbie and Vera Johnny. I am of Secwepemc and Syilx descent. My father and mother are Phyllis and Gerry Thomas. I have […]

Student Stories: Meet Dave Robinson


Dave Robinson, B.Ed. Recent NITEP graduation, now pursuing M.Sc through UBC Land and Food Systems Integrated Studies program Nation: Timiskaming First Nation, Northwestern Quebec Current residence: Vancouver, BC One of NITEP’s foundational learning principles is intergenerational learning – learning which uses a “hands back, hands forward” approach, emphasizing the building of relationships with those of both […]

Announcement – Full NITEP BEd Degree Program in the Cariboo

Feb 16, 2018 

Become a certified teacher through UBC while staying in the Cariboo area! All 4 years of NITEP now offered at the Cariboo field centre.

Fall into Wellness: A Health Resource Fair for Aboriginal Students

Sep 14, 2016 

Join us on September 27th at the First Nations Longhouse from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM for our first Health Resource fair! Lunch will be provided.