Archief F0242 - Native Centre fonds.

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CA ACU ARC F0242

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Native Centre fonds.

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  • 1947-2004, predominant 1960s-1990s (Vervaardig)

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4.03 m of textual records. - 43 photographs : b&w and col.

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Early in 1972 a plan was developed in collaboration with Mr. W.C. Thomas and Mr. E. Dosdall of the Department of Indian Affairs for the University of Calgary to receive up to 50 non-matriculated Indian students in September, 1972. The program was initially called the Indian Student University Program (ISUP) and was under the jurisdiction of Dr. Evelyn Moore-Eyman, Associate Dean, Faculty of Education from 1972. The objectives of the program were (1) to assist native people to become qualified teachers, (2) to provide native people the opportunity to develop their own University courses and (3) to assist native people in obtaining a University education.

Given the demand at the time for Native instructors, the Department of Indian Affairs determined that the first phases of the ISUP program would concentrate on teacher education with the students taking part in the normal B.Ed program. The students attended regular University courses to avoid the students feeling isolated as a group. ISUP services also included counselling, tutoring and a 4 week orientation program to introduce students to the University. The program was administered by a Steering Committee that resolved all policy and program changes. There were 17 members on the committee - 15 of Native ancestry, one representative from the University and one representative from Indian Affairs.

In 1976 the name was changed to Native Student Services and focus slowly moved away from the teacher education program towards all faculties on campus. In ca. 1982, an Academic Coordinator, Native Student Services was appointed to report to the Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Chief Academic Officer, Student Affairs who was responsible for matters related to student affairs and services on campus. In 1985, Native Student Services became a sub-unit of the Native Centre and was merged into this unit in 1990. The current programs of the Native Centre consist of outreach between First Nation colleges and the University of Calgary, an Elders program for students, a Native Ambassador Post-Secondary Initiative (NAPI) program to promote the University of Calgary to native youth and new student orientation programs. They also offer academic and pre-admission advising, financial advising and advocacy, tutoring programs as well as organize cultural ceremonies and gatherings.

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Fonds consists of budget and financial records, reports on the educational needs of native people, minutes of the Steering committee, program proposals, course evaluations, correspondence with various faculties at the University of Calgary, the Department of Indian Affairs, the Metis Association of Alberta and the University Outreach Program, Alberta Advanced Education and Manpower, the Donner Canadian Foundation, and correspondence with other Universities about Native programs, 1947-2004.

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Fonds consists of the following series: Program development University outreach Financial records Student relations
*Liaison with outside organizations.

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