Elder Shelley Charles was invited to Chippewa's of Georgina Island to bless the new Georgina Island Police Boat. To read the full article,click here!
Elder Shelley Charles welcomed the Lieutenant Governor James Bartleman and gave him a tour of ANDPVA's annual Neekawnisidok Art Exhibit at the City Hall Rotunda. To read the article, click here.
Our Humber Elder/ Advisor was generously asked to give her words to be in the Ontario book "The Journey Together, Ontario's Commitment to Reconcilation with Indigenous Peoples." To read the article, click here.
Elder Shelley Charles was interviewed by student reporter Samantha Singh from Humber Radio on the crisis happening in Attawapiskat First Nation. To listen to the radio clip, click here!
Elder Shelley Charles sat down with student journalist, Evan Millar, to give her insight on the Federal Goverment's discrimination against Aboriginal children. Read the full article from Humber News here.
The CICan Awards of Excellence, which recognize achievement within Canada’s college system, were handed out in a ceremony in Winnipeg May 2015. Three awards were won by Humber, including gold for Internationalization Excellence and bronze for Indigenous Education Excellence. To read more about it, click here!
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Aboriginal Relations Restructuring Announcement: Beginning April 4th, Shelley Charles, Elder and Advisor on Aboriginal Relations, will report to the Vice President, Student and Community Engagement. This restructuring is consistent with federal, provincial and institutional direction recognizing the priority of advancing Indigenous student success and access to culturally relevant education opportunities. To read the full announcement, click here.
Congratulations to Shelley on being awarded with a Master's Degree in Indigenous Philosophy in August 2015! It is a first of it's kind through a partnership with Seven Generations Education Institute and the World Indigenous Nations University. Read more of the congratulation from Humber's VP of Community and Student Engagment, Jason Hunter.
2014 was a big year for Humber College and the Aboriginal Resource Centre. Humber signed the Indigenous Education Protocol which outlines seven principles that are designed to guide Humber's existing and future programs for Aboriginal students! To read more click here!