Parksville Student Receives $5,000 Pieter de Reuver Foundation Award

Fri, 18 Jul 2014

Parksville resident and Vancouver Island University (VIU) student Connie Graham will enter her third year towards a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Indigenous/Xwulmuxw Studies with the help of a $5,000 Scholarship of Excellence from the Pieter de Reuver Foundation.

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VIU Paddlers Depart on Tribal Journeys 2014

Fri, 27 Jun 2014

A group of 29 faculty, staff, students and community members representing Vancouver Island University (VIU) are making final preparations to set out from Nanaimo's Departure Bay Saturday, June 28 on a three-week canoe journey as participants in Tribal Journeys (Qatuwas) 2014.

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Cedar Trees Donated to VIU for Totem Pole Project Receive Blessing

Fri, 30 May 2014

Nanaimo-based Island Timberlands donated the three cedar trees to the totem pole carving project initiated by the VIU Students' Union (VIUSU).

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VIU Students and Faculty Explore Aboriginal Health Perspectives

Thu, 15 May 2014

A rare opportunity to learn about First Nations healing and cultural practices brought together 370 students, faculty and members of the region's health professions for two days last month at the Snuneymuxw Nation's Big House.

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Carvers Chosen for VIU Students' Union Totem Pole Project

Wed, 07 May 2014

Carvers representing three Vancouver Island First Nations have been selected to create two totem poles to grace the entrance of Shq'aphut, the Aboriginal Gathering Place at Vancouver Island University (VIU).

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