Nation: Ojibway & Cree
Favourite Food: Teriyaki beef on rice
Favourite Teaching from an Elder: Life comes in stages, take your time in each
Position: Vice Chair + Indigenous University and Academic Affairs
Studies: English Major, Public Policy Minor
Favourite Food: Ramen
Favourite Teaching from an Elder: Live fast die young.
Nation: Peepeekisis Cree Nation, Métis, German
Studies: Bachelor of Business Administration and Minor in Indigenous Studies
Favourite Food: Chocolate 🍫
Favourite Teaching from an Elder: Be grateful for your elders. Give the people you love your full attention. They won’t be around forever but you have them today.
Position: Social Media Coordinator
Nation: Dechı Laot’ı Tłı̨chǫ & Bisaya
Studies: Biomedical Physiology
Favourite Food: My mom’s moose stew
Favourite Teaching from an Elder: Choose to surround yourself with kind and supportive people. Take care of each other as you learn and grow together.
Position: Events Coordinator
Favourite Teaching from an Elder:
Position: Graduate Student Representative
Favourite Food: Tacos
Favourite Teaching from an Elder: Always embrace your inner child because you should have fun and smile each and every day. It’s ok to make mistakes. I’m 80 and still make mistakes every day. The important thing is to learn.
Positions: Indigenous Community and External Affairs, Special Events Coordinator
Nation: Cree-Métis-German, Peepeekisis Cree Nation
Studies: Public Policy and Resource and Environmental Management
Favourite Food: Blueberries
Favourite Teaching from an Elder: gwan den
Position: Witness, SFSS Council Representative
Nation: St̓át̓imc Nation
Studies: Joint Major in Archaeology and Indigenous Studies
Favourite Food: ‘Neeps and ‘Rotts (mashed rutabaga and carrots)
Favourite Teaching from an Elder: Seven Grandfather Teachings.
Nation: Peguis nation, Cree
Studies: Psychology/ Indigenous Studies
Favourite Food: Tacos
Favourite Teaching from an Elder: Don’t judge, criticize or condemn anyone for anything, because you don’t know what someone else has been through
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