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Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network (BTS)

This article, written by Janette Fecteau, BTS Member and Part-time Academic Instructor in Fine Arts, appears in the Summer 2018 edition of The Beacon. The StFXAUT has had a rewarding connection with the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network (BTS) for close to 20 years. Members of our Union have invited speakers from Guatemala into […]

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The StFXAUT Breaking the Silence (BTS) Connection

This article, written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan, originally appeared in the Spring-Summer 2017 edition of The Beacon. Remember, Resist and Thrive: Rooting Education in Indigenous Worldviews was a panel discussion hosted by the StFXAUT and Antigonish Breaking the Silence Guatemala Solidarity (BTS) on June 19, 2017. Three speakers from the New Hope Community […]

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Not equality, equity

This article by Rhonda Semple appears in the Winter 2017 edition of The Beacon Even though I committed to writing this piece for the Beacon ages ago, and even though I care deeply about the subject of equity, it has taken me a long time to finally sit down to write. My research and teaching are […]

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Thriving in the Age of Austerity: The CAUT Forum for Indigenous Faculty 2015

Written by Robyn Bourgeois, this article first appeared in the Fall 2015 edition of The Beacon. On November 6th and 7th, 2015, the CAUT held a forum for indigenous Faculty in Winnipeg, the epicenter for urban indigeneity in contemporary Canadian society. Organized around the theme “Thriving in the Age of Austerity,” this forum provided indigenous Faculty […]

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Getting to Know You: Dr. Robyn Bourgeois

This profile of Dr. Robin Bourgeois originally appeared in the Fall 2015 edition of The Beacon. Getting to Know You:  Dr. Robyn Bourgeois joins Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Program “A nation is not conquered until the hearts of the women are on the ground. Then it’s done no matter how strong the warriors or how […]

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CAUT Statement on National Aboriginal Day – June 21

CAUT Statement on National Aboriginal Day The Canadian Association of University Teachers marks National Aboriginal Day on June 21, 2015 by acknowledging the tremendous contributions of Aboriginal peoples to our universities and colleges, our academic staff associations, our communities, and our country. National Aboriginal Day is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the history and […]

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TransformUS: Even Worse than Predicted

Howe, Eric. “TransformUS: Even Worse than Predicted.” University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association, January 20, 2014. Web.

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