Aboriginal Support Worker: Deleine Perrie
604-853-0778 Ext:2103 e-mail:
O'Great Spirit help me to always speak the truth quietly, to listen with an open mind when others speak, and to remember the peace that may be found in silence.
Upcoming Events & Date
FAMILY GATHERING: May 23, 2013 @ 6PM-8PM Community Aboriginal Centre, 3277 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford. Dinner Provided and Cultural Presentation to follow. Everyone is Welcome.
District Aboriginal Awards Night: May 28th, 2013 at Abby Arts Centre- Registration @5 and awards from 6-8. You will get an invitation in the mail if your child is receiving an award.
ABORIGINAL ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: Jay Havens is at Yale Secondary School painting a mural on the wall outside the Aboriginal Room. Many students have stopped by to admire his work and the art classes have all come by to learn from him. He will be on campus on a part time basis until end of May.
HALQ'EMEYLEM CLASSES: We currently have 6 students giving up their lunch hour once a week to learn the language of this territory. The Sto:lo First Nations language has been in existence for thousands of years, but is at risk of becoming extinct. If you are interested in learning a second language, please contact Mrs. Perrie in Room B103. The class will start up again Second Semester.
DRUM MAKING: Keith Point was here April 4, 2013 to teach and help 24 students make a drum. He was here in December where 12 students were given the experience of making their own First Nations Drum to take home.
Aboriginal Health Services is Accepting new Aboriginal Patients. For an appointment contact Sumas First Nation, 2788 Sumas Mountain Road - 604-852-4041
CANADIAN ABORIGINAL WRITING & ARTS CHALLENGE - Are you between 14-29? Showcase your creativity and explore your heritage. Win up to $2,000.00 and other great prizes. For details and contest deadlines: www.GoToInfo.ca/Writingandarts
Spring, 2013 - Kayak trip down the Harrison River. More information to follow.
Grade 12 Students
Start Your Career with UBC: UBC's Aboriginal Community is engaged in youth outreach, Leading Aboriginal Health Research just to name a few. To Apply visit www.GoToCareers.ca/UBC
The Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society is offering a BC Aboriginal Student Award. Visit www.bcscholarship.ca
2013 RBC Aboriginal Student Awards Program. Selected students will receive up to $4,000. per academic year for educational and living expenses for 2 to 4 years. Visit www.GoToApply.ca/RBC
Executive MBA in Aboriginal Busines and Leadership - for more info: www.GoToInfo.ca/Beedie
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