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Aboriginal Services

Northern Lights College Aboriginal Services Team

Northern Lights College Aboriginal Services team (from left): Theresa
Gladue, Bev Lambert, Lorisha Desjarlais, Kristiana Bailey (former Fort
Nelson Advisor), Henriette Landry and David Christie

Services 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
  • 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, and receive advocacy and support from the Aboriginal Student Advisors and fellow students. Aboriginal Student Advisors can work with you to help promote your personal and professional success as you journey in pursuit of your post-secondary education. Computers and internet access are also available for students at these locations.

For more information please contact an Aboriginal Student Advisor: dream catcher

Theresa Gladue
Dawson Creek Campus

Phone: 250-784-7544
E-mail: 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
E-mail: 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
E-mail: blambert@nlc.bc.ca

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

Denise Stager
Fort Nelson Campus

Phone: 250-774-2741
E-mail: dstager@nlc.bc.ca

Box 860, 5201 Simpson Trail
Fort Nelson, BC  V0C 1R0






Lorisha Desjarlais - Coordinator of Aboriginal Relations Gathering Space aboriginal artifacts

Dawson Creek Campus

Phone: 250-782-5251 ext. 1262 

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


Richard Resener - Coordinator of Aboriginal Relations

Fort Nelson Campus

Phone: 250-774-2741 ext. 2020
E-mail: rresener@nlc.bc.ca

Box 860, 5201 Simpson Trail,
Fort Nelson, BC  V0C 1R0


Ken Edzerza - Coordinator of Aboriginal Relations

Dease Lake Campus

Phone: 250-771-5500

E-mail: kedzerza@nlc.bc.ca

Box 220, Lot 10, Commercial Drive
Dease Lake, BC V0C 1L0

David Christie - Director of Aboriginal Education

Fort St. John Campus

250-785-6981 ext. 2020
E-mail: dchristie@nlc.bc.ca

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

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