Since the FSIN launched a coup against the FNUC
administration in February, 2005, the college has careened from crisis to crisis.
The task force members were selected by the FNUC
board of governors, and the close ties with the FSIN raised some doubt as to whether an unbiased review could be had.
Hampton, a member of the Chickasaw Nation who was born in Talihini, Oklahoma and grew up in California, had sat at the helm of FNUC
, the first accredited First Nations university in North America, since 1991.
Watson was acting in his capacity as chair of FNUC
'S Board of Governors when he and his entourage of security guards, personal supporters, a lock-smith and a few chiefs stormed the FNUC
The members were selected by the FNUC
board of governors on July 29 and were asked to file a report within 45 days.
's staff, management and student population were stunned to hear the news on Feb.
A few carloads of students then went off to the offices and marched into the boardroom demanding to meet with Charles Pratt, the interim president of FNUC
This increase fits with the desire of the U of R and the FNUC
to have a student base that reflects the demographic of the growing Aboriginal population in the province of Saskatchewan.
Lionel Peyachew spoke to Raven's Eye from his office in Regina where he teaches art at the First Nations University of Canada (FNUC
One of First Nations University of Canada's (FNUC
) most respected academic leaders has launched a petition to overhaul the beleaguered university's governance structure.
Cannon-Levesque, who is the university's program coordinator for the northern health sciences access program, said although the Footprints Committee is not funded by the FNUC
, the committee's efforts have been well received by the school.
Cheryl Ross, the valedictorian, described FNUC
as a one of a kind, a place to learn and re-learn traditions, language and culture.