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Elders-in-Residence

VIU’s new Elders-In-Residence

Nanaimo Campus’s Elders-In-Residence Program welcomes Maxine Hayman Matilpi (Lakwa) and Barney Williams (Klith-wii-taa) to the team. Elders-In-Residence programs can be found in universities across the country. VIU’s program has run…

Indigenous mental health

For many of our Indigenous students, Canada’s education system has been a traumatic experience. Over the decades, we have experienced lower levels of education compared to the general population. It is well known that Indigenous peoples of…