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Truth and Reconciliation Commission events bring emotional response

April 14, 2014 | Filed under: News | Tags:

From left: UBC students Hailey Causton, Nicholas Clark and Spencer Belcourt tease the roots out on the maple tree next to the outdoor amphitheatre, just southeast of the EME building, before the tree is placed in the ground.

The last trio of Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) events on campus this academic year tugged at the heartstrings of participants.

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African Awareness Week 2014

February 17, 2014 | Filed under: News | Tags: , ,

African Awareness Week 2014 -- Africana Gala poster

Everyone is invited to take part and experience the 4th annual African Awareness Week, being held this year from February 24 to 28.

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Families and friends fill bus to Silver Star Mountain Resort

February 14, 2014 | Filed under: News | Tags:

Aboriginal Mentors Omar Mwangari, right, and Nicholas Clark get set to hit the snowshoe trails at Silver Star Mountain Resort. Snowshoeing is becoming a more popular activity with students at the annual event.

Fun with family and friends highlighted the Escape to Silver Star Mountain Resort earlier this month.

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Westbank First Nation member joins Aboriginal Programs & Services staff

January 10, 2014 | Filed under: News | Tags:

Kelly Fosbery

It would have been easy for Kelly Fosbery to remain in her former position. But when a maternity leave generated an opportunity to join the UBC Aboriginal Programs & Services (APS) team, it was one she could not pass up.

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Special Aboriginal fund comes through for students in crisis

December 16, 2013 | Filed under: News | Tags:

Amber Froste looks out from her Vernon balcony with her children

For Amber Froste, this holiday season is a lot less stressful than it was 12 months ago.

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Combined school district tours pays off for Aboriginal learners

December 2, 2013 | Filed under: News | Tags:

In her English workshop, Allison Hargreaves get students thinking about the importance of writing as part of any post secondary experience.

Taking advantage of a brief lull in classes provided an opportunity for Aboriginal high school learners to improve their on-campus experience.

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Multi-Sport Court a hit at ball hockey tournament

November 4, 2013 | Filed under: News | Tags: ,

Aboriginal Programs & Services’ player Clayton Schroeder is stopped in his shoot-out attempt.

For the most part boards are not the most glamorous material. But they made all the difference at the annual Rezletics Food Exchange Road Hockey Tournament.

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Changes for Aboriginal Programs & Services this month

October 15, 2013 | Filed under: News | Tags:

Jeannine Kuemmerle, aboriginal student advisor

Jeannine Kuemmerle appointed manager.

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Annual Salmon Feast and Explore events help students connect with the community

October 1, 2013 | Filed under: News | Tags:

At the Okanagan Nation Salmon Feast UBC students Wesley Olaya, left to right, Dexter and Alli Matchett help debone sockeye salmon which had been cooking underground for more than five hours.

Aboriginal Programs & Services provide off-campus events in September.

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The road to reconciliation

September 3, 2013 | Filed under: News | Tags:

The road to reconciliation

Events organized to coincide with the Commission’s last national event in Vancouver.

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