RRC Aboriginal Student Supports – September Events Calendar


The Aboriginal Student Support & Community Relations department has plenty of great events coming up in the next few weeks, including Women’s Full Moon Drumming, an info session on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships, a Pipe Ceremony and Fall Feast to celebrate the equinox, and an opportunity to become part of the R-Crew.

Women’s Full Moon Drumming – September 17

Please join us in the Aboriginal Support Centre, room F205 on Tuesday, September 17 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM for Women’s Full Moon Drumming with Elder, Mae Louise Campbell.

Although drums will be provided, feel free to bring your own drum. No past drumming experience or knowledge is necessary! All are welcome. If you have any questions, feel free to call Tracy Brant at 632-2106 or email: tbrant@rrc.ca.

Information Session on Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships for Aboriginal Students

Want to know more about awards and scholarships available to Aboriginal students?

Don’t know what the process is?  How do you apply?

Please mark your calendars to attend one of our information sessions.

Notre Dame Campus

  • Wednesday, September 18,
  • Aboriginal Support Centre, F205
  • 12pm – 1pm

Exchange District Campus

  • Wednesday, September 25
  • Room P415
  • 12pm – 1pm

Become a part of our team – R-CREW – Apply by Friday September 20th

We have 3 positions to offer Aboriginal students.  Upon completion of 100 hours, you will receive $500! This is a great opportunity to obtain experience, get involved, take part in and create/plan activities for students. All positions would work together as a team known as the… “Resource-Crew”.

  • All applicants must have a willingness to learn and strong sense of teamwork and dedication.
  • All positions work as an integral part of the Aboriginal Student Support & Community Relations team.

What is the job… that is the beauty of the program; we match the role with your skill set (i.e. share your student perspective with tour groups, develop a newsletter)

Please submit resume and cover letter to Tracy Brant in the Aboriginal Support Centre, room F209, Notre Dame Campus

Application deadline: Friday, September 20, 2013

Pipe Ceremony and Feast – September 25, 2013

The Aboriginal Student Support& Community Relations is pleased to host our annual Pipe Ceremony and Fall Feast open to all students and staff.

This cultural celebration is in recognition of the Autumnal Equinox and is an excellent opportunity for students and staff to come together and celebrate.

Notre Dame Campus

  • Aboriginal Support Centre, Room F209
  • 10:30 am – Pipe Ceremony
  • 12:00 pm – Fall Feast

Traditionally, women wear long skirts for ceremonies. Times may vary.

All students and staff are invited to attend and are welcome to bring a food item if you so choose. We are looking for dessert if you wish to contribute.

We welcome any assistance in helping to make this feast a wonderful celebration.

MB Student Aid Presentation

The Aboriginal Liaison from MB Student Aid will be at the Notre Dame campus to present information and answer questions regarding student aid –  the process, how to apply, free money…!

Notre Dame Campus

  • Thursday, September 26
  • Aboriginal Support Centre, F205
  • 12pm – 1pm