MacEwan University unveils new Indigenous student centre

“The new kihêw waciston Indigenous centre will have a big impact on our students, staff and faculty because it creates opportunities to engage, create, and learn”

 

 

kihêw waciston means “eagles nest” in Cree, and is designed to be a home away from home for students.

The new space features a holistic room, multi-purpose gathering room, dining area and even office space.

The facility will also have academic, personal and financial support services available for Indigenous students.

In September, a permanent Treaty 6 marker was unveiled next to the centre.

The sculpture, entitled Mother Bear Prays for Earth Healing is inscribed with the words “We are all related.”

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