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NITEP Fall Visiting Elder Series

November 5, 2020 | 6:00 pm

Office of Indigenous Education Fall Visiting Elder Series Through generous support from the James McCaffrey Enhancement Fund gifted to the Office of Indigenous Education (OIE), the Faculty of Education is able to support a visiting Elder series each year. In the context of COVID-19 and our transition to online learning, the Visiting Elder Series has […]

Congratulations, Leroy Joe!

October 7, 2019 | 7:47 pm

Congratulations to NITEP Lillooet Centre Student Leroy Joe, who has been nominated for the Native American Music Awards! You can vote for Leroy’s band, The Spiritual Warriors, here. For more information on the Native American Music awards, check out their website. Great job, Leroy!

Student Stories: Meet Kiana Olafson

March 17, 2019 | 6:15 pm

Kiana Olafson, Year 2 2nd Year NITEP Nation: Metis Please introduce yourself. My name is Kiana Olafson and I am Metis and grew up in Cultus Lake, British Columbia. I am currently in my third year of the Indigenous Teacher Education Program on the Vancouver campus. Why did you wish to become an educator? I […]

Student Stories: Meet Tessa Antone

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Tessa Antone, Year 1 1st Year NITEP Nation: Squamish Nation Please introduce yourself. My name is Tessa and I’m from the Squamish Nation. I am currently in my first year in the Indigenous Teacher Education Program at the Vancouver campus. Why did you wish to become an educator? During my elementary, middle school and high […]

Order of Canada inductee Dr. Jo-ann Archibald carves out space for Indigenous education

February 6, 2019 | 10:42 pm

Last week, The Ubyssey published a great feature on NITEP’s very own, Dr. Jo-Ann Archibald. “It’s important you find a program that you believe will honour your Indigenous community, that will help facilitate the way you want to learn and where there are people who will care about you as a student… and I think once […]