SU officially adopts all Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Committee recommendations – The Gateway Online

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 201920 Views

Relationship between ASC and SU will “strengthen” through the recommendations

The Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Committee held a launch party to commemorate the Students’ Union adopting over 60 of their recommendations.

The Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Committee (ARRC) is a sub-committee of the Students’ Union dedicated to empowering the voices of Indigenous students. This combination of both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal council members have worked on recommendations concerning areas such as advocacy since March 2017 and they have now officially been adopted by the SU.

The launch party began with a smudging and prayer from a community elder and concluded with traditional First Nation dancing. In between, speeches from Nathan Sunday, chair of ARRC, Katherine Belcourt, president of the Aboriginal Students Council (ASC), and past Students’ Union president Reed Larsen were given.

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