Aboriginal Education

Chairperson: Jennifer Sabastian


The Terms of Reference of the Aboriginal Education Committee are:
  • Enhance members’ understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing and being.
  • Assist members in bringing into their practice Indigenous ways of knowing and being.
  • Highlight the calls to action regarding education from Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
  • Highlight the actions embodied by the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
  • Assist members in developing their understanding and respect of protocols.

To advocate through VESTA for additional support and services from the VSB.


National Aboriginal Awareness Week Booklet

BC Links

BC Assembly of First Nations
Aboriginal Rights Coalition of BC
BCTF – Aboriginal Education
British Columbia’s First Nation (BCFN)
BC Ministry of Education – Aboriginal Education
BC Treaty Commission
First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC)
First Nations House of Learning (UBC)
First Nations Schools Association
Museum of Anthropology (UBC)
Provincial Nisga’a Referendum? A Bad Idea!
Shared Learnings: Integrating BC Aboriginal Content  K-10
Treaty Negotiations Office

Canadian Links

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
Assembly of First Nations
Canadian Aboriginal Resources
Canadian Heritage
First Nation Profiles
INAC – Kids’ Stop
Center for World Indigenous Studies
First Nation Information Project

International Links

Native American Organizations And Urban Indian Centers
Native Web
Yahoo! Canada: First Nations

Events Calendar:

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