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Indigenous Education

16 Days of Action (Ending Violence Against Women)

The 16 days of action is an international campaign that starts on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and finishes December 10, United Nations Human Rights Day. Read more for links to resources and ideas on what you can do.

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BIPOC Conference

UNLEARNING THE COLONIAL
Saturday, October 5, 2019
on unceded Coast Salish Territories at Byrne Creek Community School, Burnaby. Read more for details and registration.

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Orange Shirt Day

Monday, September 30th is Orange Shirt Day. We are hoping that all staff and students will wear orange in the spirit of reconciliation and hope. Read more for resource links.

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Aboriginal Awareness Week

May 21-25. Since its beginnings in 1992, Aboriginal Awareness Week has moved beyond this original mandate in order to provide meaningful events for general public to explore contemporary Indigenous life in Canada.

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Letter of Support of the Unist’ot’en Camp

The VSTA is in support of the Unist’ot’en Camp near Houston, BC. We are concerned about the unjust treatment of the Wet’suwet’en people by the Federal Government’s use of the RCMP to forcibly remove them from their unceded and traditional lands.

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