UNB, Fleming, Trent celebrate new, upcoming spaces on campus with Indigenous communities

The University of New Brunswick, Fleming College, and Trent University recently hosted ceremonies and gatherings to celebrate new or upcoming spaces on their respective campuses. At UNB, a land blessing ceremony was held on the future site of the Health and Social Innovation Centre, which included the lighting of a sacred fire; an opening prayer from Elder Jeannie Bartibogue of the EsgenoƓpetitj; and remarks from members of the UNB and local communities. Fleming College welcomed the community to a celebration of the opening of the Biindigen Student Space at its Haliburton Campus. Trent recently shared that it will also erect a 30-foot tipi at its Durham GTA campus this Fall that will feature stone benches and a fire pit.

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