Post Tagged with: "Laurier Indigenous students"

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Laura Mae Lindo speaks at event for marginalized communities

On Monday, Jan. 28, between 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Hawk’s Nest, located in the Turret Event Space at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus, Laura Mae Lindo, the member of provincial parliament for Kitchener Centre, came to speak with students to discuss and advocate in favor of including more diverse voices within their communities.   The event, called […]

by Aaron Hagey· · News ·
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Laurier hosts conference on indigenous knowledge

National Indigenous Peoples Day was 21 June and festivities were held for the local indigenous community in the Victoria Park Pavilion. “It’s a day for indigenous people to celebrate who we are,” said Laura Barry, masters student in the faculty of social work. The event featured traditional costuming, a community feast, and speeches. The event had a large attendance from […]

by Madeline McInnis· · National, News ·
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Nine Indigenous grandmothers graduate from Laurier

Mary Ann Caibaiosai is one of nine Indigenous grandmothers who recently graduated this year from Wilfrid Laurier University, receiving her master’s of social work with an Indigenous Field of Study. The Aboriginal Field of Study in the MSW program has an Indigenous worldview aspect included in the curriculum. The program also includes the use of Indigenous elders, a traditional circle […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·