Our society and communities include many First Nations peoples whose knowledge, world-views, histories, languages and cultures are integral to living on the land as treaty people. Just on our campus, a strong community of First Nations, Métis and Inuit staff, faculty, and students are part of leading and shaping our collective institution, work, and scholarship. Here, two First Nations members of the University of Saskatchewan community talk about the invaluable contributions of First Nations peoples to our campus. Meet Candace Wasacase-Lafferty of the Kahkewistahaw First Nation, Treaty 4 Territory, with Aboriginal Initiatives (U of S), and Dr. Winona Wheeler, of the Fisher River Cree Nation on Treaty 5 Territory and Associate Professor of Indigenous Studies (U of S).
Hear from both women on the contribution of First Nations peoples to the programs, policies, activities, and culture on the University of Saskatchewan campus:
On the contributions of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit to the university:
And on the importance of treaty education for all treaty people: