Join us for a walk around Burnaby Mountain to learn about the land we work, study and play upon.
This event is hosted by:
SFU First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Student Association
SFU Office for Aboriginal Peoples
About this event This event is hosted as part of the National Indigenous Peoples Month (NIPM) activities presented by Simon Fraser University's Indigenous Student Centre (ISC) and First Nations Métis and Inuit Student Association (FNMISA). This Trail Mix Nature Walk is open to all members of the SFU community! Lead by Gary George, he will take folks for a walk around Lhuḵw’lhuḵw’áyten “‘where the bark gets pe[e]led’ in spring” [Skwxwu7mesh (Squamish) language placename for Burnaby Mountain].
*Registration is encouraged - the walking group will meet at the FNMISA office located at SUB 1440 at 10:30am. Please note that the FNMISA is an Indigenous student space and they are allowing us to use this as a meeting space for this event. Please be respectful and mindful of the space.
About the Facilitator: Gary George is the Community Relations Officer, Office for Aboriginal Peoples. He hails from the Bulkley Valley around the Telkwa/Smithers/Houston/Burns Lake region in North-central British Columbia. Gary holds a BA degree from University of Northern BC (U.N.B.C.) in Prince George, a Professional Development Program Certificate (PDP), and a Master’s in Education (MEd) from Simon Fraser University. Gary believes that he was raised in one of the “nicest places in the world,” and often tells people in the Lower Mainland that, “if you haven’t seen Northern BC, you haven’t seen BC.”.