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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 Education Coordinators (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.

For more information please contact an Aboriginal Student Advisor:

Darryn Wellstead
Fort St. John Campus
Phone: 250-785-6981 ext. 2003
E-mail: dwellstead@nlc.bc.ca

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

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

Gerri MacDonald
Fort Nelson Campus
Phone: 250-774-2741 ext. 4600
E-mail: gmacdonald@nlc.bc.ca

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

David Christie - Aboriginal Relations and Services Coordinator

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

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


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