Indigenous Education Committee

Indigenous Education Committee

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 4pm. This meeting will be happening virtually and is open to all VSTA members who identify as Indigenous.   If you have questions regarding this committee please reach out to Spirit at IE@vsta.ca.Please register to attend by...
National Aboriginal Veterans Day

National Aboriginal Veterans Day

Nov. 8 is about making efforts to better understand the role Indigenous Veterans have played in Canada, and expressing our heartfelt gratitude. Ceremonies are held across Canada to mark this day, and Canadians across the country should pause for a minute or two...
Indigenous Education Committee

Indigenous Education Committee Meeting

Monday, November 1 at 4pm. This meeting will be happening virtually and is open to all VSTA members who identify as Indigenous.   If you have questions regarding this committee please reach out to Spirit at IE@vsta.ca. Please register to attend by emailing...
Indigenous Education Committee

Solidarity with the Indigenous Community

The discovery of the remains of 215 children on the grounds of the Kamloops Residential School is another reminder to Canadians of our racist history. A history that, until recently, has remained in the dark for many of us. But this is not only our history, it is our...
Rock your Ribbon Skirt

Rock your Ribbon Skirt

Wednesday, January 20th wear your ribbon skirt to school to show support and solidarity for Bella Kulak who was criticized for wearing a ribbon skirt to school. There will also be a celebration of Indigenous culture at Grandview Park during the lunch hour from...

Letter of Support of the Unist’ot’en Camp

The Vancouver Secondary Teachers Association (VSTA) is writing 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...