Join the First Nations Centre as we celebrate and honour the graduating members our FNC community. The afternoon will consist of stories, songs, and speeches, followed by refreshments and appetizers in Lhuhuhwhezdel: The Gathering Place (5-123).
This event will be livestreamed. Link to the livestream will follow.
Introduction: Bev Best, Manager; Aboriginal Student Engagement
Welcome: Elder Darlene McIntosh, Lheidli T’enneh Elder
Opening Song: Guy Prince, Nak'azdli Whut'en Knowledge Holder
Speech: Dr. Geoff Payne, UNBC President and Vice Chancellor
Guest Speaker: Guy Prince
Speeches: Various speakers honouring each of the 11 graduates
Pounamu Taonga Award Presentation: Dr. Blanca Schorcht, Acting Chair - First Nations Studies
Closing Remarks: Bev Best
3:30 p.m. - Refreshments and appetizers in Lhuhuhwhezdel: The Gathering Place (5-123)
Student Services Representative - Aboriginal