Universities need to change to accommodate more First Nations students – CBC

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Mar 18, 2016

Mount Allison Univeristy conference hears ideas on ways to ‘indigenize’ campuses

A two-day conference on how to better accommodate indigenous students on university campuses wrapped up Thursday at Mount Allison University.

Speakers from all over Canada, including students, university administrators, professors and government workers took part.

Following a call to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, many colleges and universities are working to “indigenize” their campuses.

They’re taking measures such as hiring indigenous affairs coordinators or designating a meeting space for First Nations students and staff.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/university-indigenous-aboriginal-palmater-1.3496449

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