The road so far: Overview of VIU’s reconciliation efforts

Above: Three totem poles stand tall outside Shq’apthut, VIU’s Aboriginal Gathering Place. Photo via By News Editor Aislinn Cottell Built on the traditional land of the Snuneymuxw First Nations band, VIU’s relationship with the Aboriginal people of Vancouver Island has always been a core value. However, since the Truth and Reconciliation Committee’s report in 2015, … Continued

Witness Blanket art installation comes to VIU

Above: Artist Carey Newman with the Witness Blanket in front of Government House. Photo via Media One. By News Editor Aislinn Cottell Worn leather ice skates. Three piano keys, stained and grey. A lemon-yellow sign warning of “Soiled Linen”, mounted next to a brass door knob and lock. Two cut braids of dark hair, and … Continued

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