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Annual Report

UNB plans to go further than Reconciliation

We are grateful to Elder Opolahsomuwehs (Imelda Perley) for gifting us an action-oriented word. Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon (bill-wee-duh-huz-zoo-wows-sue-wah'-gn) is a Wolastoqey word, meaning, “allowing your thinking to change so that action will follow in a good way toward truth.”

Welcoming Nikanahtpat

“One who leads by mind, body and spirit.”

Natasha Simon named Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre Director

The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre welcomed Natasha Simon as the new Nikanahtpat (Director).

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“Allowing your thinking to change so that action will follow in a good way toward truth.”

UNB workshop brings Indigenous teachings into the classroom

The faculty of forestry and environmental management brought Indigenous leaders and knowledge into the classroom to lead presentations and discussions on the sharing of Indigenous knowledge, practices and ways of knowing in a two-day workshop.

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UNB hosts the launch of Future Wabanaki

Future Wabanaki is helping Indigenous university students become job-ready. Tiffani Fazio received the Future Wabanaki excellence award for her work with the Nisuhsane project, meaning let us walk together. The peer mentorship group partners new Indigenous students with upper-level students to help increase their sense of belonging at the university.

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UNB hosts inaugural Sisters Standing Together Campaign

The Sisters Standing Together Campaign brings two powerful movements together to unify and strengthen our community efforts in acknowledging and honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women in New Brunswick.

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Red Shawl Campaign exhibition opens at Saint John Free Public Library

A student-led educational exhibition created awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women in New Brunswick and across Canada.

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Standing together

UNB is working to advance Indigenous nursing in Atlantic Canada through mentorship and capacity-building.

Dr. Jason Hickey to support Indigenous health and nurses

Faculty of nursing professor Dr. Jason Hickey was announced as one of six Indigenous Research Chairs in Nursing across Canada.

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