Students celebrated during Indigenous Achievement Week at University of Saskatchewan – Globalnews.ca

Students celebrated during Indigenous Achievement Week at University of Saskatchewan – Globalnews.ca

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 202093 Views

February 6, 2020

Indigenous Achievement Week is held annually at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) to celebrate and recognize accomplishments of Métis, First Nations and Inuit students and faculty members.

The Indigenous Student Achievement Awards (ISAA) awarded over 40 Indigenous students in different colleges for academic accomplishments and community service on Thursday.

“University of Saskatchewan is a leader in indigenization in the country. We have a very large proportion of [Indigenous students] — roughly about 13 per cent overall,” said U of S Aboriginal Students’ Centre team lead Graeme Joseph.

First-year Western College of Veterinary Medicine student Coral Williams was recognized at the ISAA for her academic achievements. She has carried Métis teachings into her post-secondary education.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/6518445/indigenous-achievement-week-u-of-s/

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