Indigenous students at Concordia honoured with intimate convocation ceremony – Country 105

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201834 Views

June 7, 2018

Students representing 11 First Nation communities across Canada were honoured at the 6th annual Indigenous Graduation Gathering on Thursday afternoon.

Thirty-one Indigenous students, alongside family and friends, got to celebrate their Concordia University graduation ahead of their 2018 classmates.

“This is a way for us to celebrate with our students and pay tribute to all the hardships and success that they have,” Orenda Boucher-Curotte, Aboriginal Student Resource Centre co-ordinator said.

Many of the students will be graduating from the faculty of arts while several others are in business, fine arts and science.

Students did not receive their diplomas but instead were bestowed a red and gold stole which features a white feather.

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