NICOLA VALLEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY PRESENTS Reclaiming our learners: learning through ‘unlearning’ Feb 25 8:30 AM-4:00pm WITH DR. MARTIN BROKENLEG Dr. Martin Brokenleg is a world renowned speaker within the Indigenous and mainstream communities. He holds a doctorate in psychology and has published several books about reclaiming youth. For thirty years, Dr. Brokenleg was a professor of Native American Studies at Augustana College of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. People from all over the world travel to attend Brokenleg’s conferences and … Continued
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Join us to hear the stories and discussion of internationally renowned Indigenous storyteller and best-selling author Richard Van Camp January 27, 2011, Noon – 4:00 pm More Information ….
Merritt, 09/15/10 Nicola Valley Institute of Techology (NVIT) Merritt hosted the Vancouver Campus staff/faculty and students for the first time since inception in 2007. Hundreds of NVIT staff/students/faculty, elders, Merritt community members and dignitaries gathered on September 15, 2010, for the Grand Opening of our New Lecture Theatre/Day Care. The Kim McCoy Band entertained the crowd and the local Akachuk boys performed the hoop dance in between tours. We gave away an ipad and Jack Madryga, a Merritt resident, was the winner. He … Continued
Merritt BC, 04/08/10 – The Board of Governors at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Tourand as the 6th President of NVIT. Ken is currently NVIT’s Vice President Corporate Services and an accomplished leader in Aboriginal post-secondary education. He will take office on October 1, 2010 succeeding Casey Sheridan who is retiring after leading NVIT since 2001. “Ken Tourand is already a proven leader at NVIT,” says Neil Sterritt, Chair of NVIT’s … Continued