Okanagan, WFN sign updated MOU to guide reconciliation


Okanagan College and Westbank First Nation (WFN) have signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to guide their reconciliation partnership. Under this MOU, the partners aim to strengthen the recruitment, mentorship, and retention of Syilx learners at Okanagan. Additionally, Okanagan will engage WFN for guidance on how to advance Indigenous ways of knowing to enrich the college experience and WFN will consider proposals to bolster workforce development opportunities for WFN members. ‚ÄúThis collaboration embodies the essence of reconciliation, fostering mutual respect and creating bridges of knowledge that span generations, cultures, and aspirations, ensuring a brighter tomorrow for all,” said WFN Chief Robert Louie.

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