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August 31, 2015

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Laurier Students make Healing Blankets in Waterloo
(Headline - Mar 27)
Waterloo Lutheran Seminary and Laurierís Office of Aboriginal Initiatives present Day of Dialogue
(News Release - Mar 26)
Laurier to offer Mohawk language and culture March break camp Laurier to offer Mohawk language and culture March break camp
(News Release - Mar 11)
Aboriginal Education Week at Laurier
(Headline - Feb 26)
Laurier free film series focuses on Aboriginal cinema Laurier free film series focuses on Aboriginal cinema
(News Release - Jan 09)
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WATERLOO CAMPUS Early Move in Day for Aboriginal Students
(Sep 5)
Soup and Frybread
(Sep 15)
Writing Help
(Sep 21)
Soup and Frybread
(Sep 22)
Home Comming
(Sep 25 - Sep 28)
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Darren Thomas, Brantford Campus Darren Thomas is a member of the Seneca Nation; he is a Bear Clan and he currently resides at the Grand River Territory of the Haudenosaunee. Darren currently is pursuing his PhD in community psychology and works part-time for Wilfrid Laurier University as the Indigenous Studies Liaison. His research has focused on First Nations community development, Indigenous research methodologies, suicide prevention and colonial trauma. He also has his own consulting firm and travels throughout North America delivering a motivational message to all people about trying to live up to their greatest expectations. Darren specializes in working with First Nations peoples, inspiring them to be proud of their heritage and take a rightful place in modern society. Darren utilizes humour in all his work as he feels we desperately need to lighten up and begin to enjoy life. Darren is an Orator, Mentor, Actor, as well as a Certified Hypnotherapist and Stage Hypnotist. Darren has over twenty years experience working in radio, education, addiction and community development.

Darren Thomas
Indigenous Studies Liaison Officer,
Brantford Campus