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  • Celebrating Indigenous culture, tradition and ceremony.

  • Connect to your Indigenous self.

  • Be part of a community on campus.

  • A network of support will guide you.

  • Make strong connections with our Elders.

  • Ann-Marie shares her teachings with us.

Counsellor for Indigenous Students
Leah Lychowyd
Leah Lychowyd is Ojibway/Anishinaabe and Ukrainian ancestry and will help you enrol, access services and answer your questions about Selkirk College.

Cultural Services Coordinator
Ann-Marie Smith is Anishinaabe and shares her teachings with us and helps us connect with Elders.

Indigenous Student Navigator
Rodney Noskiye is affiliated with the Little Red River Cree Nation band. He will help you navigate post-secondary at Selkirk.

Director, Indigenous Education & Engagement
Dianne Biin is Tsilhqot’in and can answer your questions about Indigenization at Selkirk College.

 

In the News

Arriving to the West Kootenay from a small community in Northern Alberta, Selkirk College alumnus Rodney Noskiye carried with him big dreams of a future focused on making a difference. Now back working in the social services sector in his home province, Noskiye is giving back both professionally and personally.

Arriving to the West Kootenay from a small community in Northern Alberta, Selkirk College alumnus Rodney Noskiye carried with him big dreams of a future focused on making a difference. Now back working in the social services sector in his home province, Noskiye is giving back both professionally and personally.

The completion of the Selkirk College Indigenization Plan 2019-2024 is an vital step and ushers in a new chapter of learning in the region. The result of several years of consultation, relationship building and research is a guiding document for the future of post-secondary.

The completion of the Selkirk College Indigenization Plan 2019-2024 is an vital step and ushers in a new chapter of learning in the region. The result of several years of consultation, relationship building and research is a guiding document for the future of post-secondary.

Sharon McNeill’s journey from the Adult Upgrading Program at the Nakusp Campus to UBC law school was made possible by determination and overcoming the challenges experienced in residential school.

Sharon McNeill’s journey from the Adult Upgrading Program at the Nakusp Campus to UBC law school was made possible by determination and overcoming the challenges experienced in residential school.

From a residential school on the Blood Reserve in Southern Alberta to the founding director of Harvard University’s Native American Program, Dr. Leroy Little Bear is recognized as one of the continent’s leaders in the advancement and acceptance of Indigenous worldview in education.

From a residential school on the Blood Reserve in Southern Alberta to the founding director of Harvard University’s Native American Program, Dr. Leroy Little Bear is recognized as one of the continent’s leaders in the advancement and acceptance of Indigenous worldview in education.