Marny Point was honoured with UBC’s 2023 Alumni Builder Award!

Marny has been a Program Coordinator with NITEP: The Indigenous Teacher Education Program since 2005. An alum of the program herself, she is a passionate, dedicated Educator who is devoted to furthering Indigenous Education. She has also been a lecturer in the First Nations and Endangered Languages program which teaches an intermediate course level of hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓, the Coast Salish traditional Musqueam language. She understands how connections to Indigenous languages provide value, honor, and a sense of identity, thereby positioning Indigenous people in place and culture.