How these Kanien’kehá:ka students are trying to Indigenize a Quebec college – CBC

How these Kanien’kehá:ka students are trying to Indigenize a Quebec college – CBC

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 202039 Views

Indigenous ambassadors program provides peer support, mentorship, leadership, and advocacy opportunities

Dec 03, 2020

Tahothoratie Cross remembers his first semester of college as being filled with feelings of isolation.

But now he will soon be graduating as a student ambassador who has spent the last four years leading changes at Champlain College Saint-Lambert near Montreal. He hopes it has become a welcoming place for Indigenous students.

“I want to provide these opportunities to students that are coming up so that they don’t have to go through those types of experiences of isolation,” said Cross, who is a Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) student from Kahnawake, Que.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/indigenous-ambassadors-champlain-college-1.5826057

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