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Aboriginal Services

Aboriginal ServicesServices to Aboriginal students include:

  • advice about NLC admissions, programs, and services

  • support for program preparation and successful completion

  • assistance with, and information about financial aid

  • liaison with Aboriginal communities, local organizations, and government agencies

  • advocacy for Aboriginal student issues

  • referrals to community agencies for personal support

  • specialized services to Treaty, Status, Inuit, Metis, and non-status students

Services to NLC personnel include:

  • advice and information for enhancing educational services for Aboriginal students

  • development and implementation of NLC initiatives to support increased participation and success for Aboriginal students

  • Aboriginal Student Resource Centres

Northern Lights College has Aboriginal Gathering Spaces available on each of the Chetwynd, Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson and Fort St. John campuses. These Gathering Spaces provide a shared place for all Aboriginal students to socialize, hold special events, receive advocacy and support from the Aboriginal Student Advisors (and fellow students), including promoting the students' personal and professional success as they pursue their educational journey of post-secondary education. Computers and internet access are also available for students at these locations.


David Christie - Director of Aboriginal Education

Fort St. John Campus Phone: 250-785-6981 ext. 2020
E-mail: dchristie@nlc.bc.ca

Box 1000, 9820 - 100 Ave.
Fort St. John, BC, V1J 6K1

Lorisha Desjarlais - Coordinator of Aboriginal Relations

Dawson Creek Campus Phone: 250-784-1262
E-mail: ldesjarlais@nlc.bc.ca

11401 - 8th Street
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4G2

For more information please contact an Aboriginal Student Advisor: 

Theresa Gladue
Dawson Creek Campus

Phone: 250-784-7544
Email: tgladue@nlc.bc.ca

11401 - 8th Street
Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 4G2 

Henriette Landry
Chetwynd Campus
(also serving Tumbler Ridge)

Phone 250-788-2248 ext. 4313
Email: hlandry@nlc.bc.ca

Box 1180, 5132 - 50th Street
Chetwynd, BC  V0C 1J0 

Bev Lambert
Fort St. John Campus

Phone 250-785-6981 ext. 2003
Email: blambert@nlc.bc.ca

Box 1000,
9820-120 Avenue,
Fort St. John, BC V1J 6K1

Gerri MacDonald
Fort Nelson Campus

Phone 250-774-2741 ext. 4600
Email: gmacdonald@nlc.bc.ca

Box 860, 5021 Simpson Trail
Fort Nelson, BC  V0C 1R0














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