SMU announces new Indigenous advisory council

January 9, 2019

Saint Mary’s University has announced the creation of a new President’s Advisory Council on Indigenous Affairs, which will oversee Indigenous supports on campus. “As an institution, we are committed to advancing support for Indigenous students, and strengthening connections to the community,” said SMU President Robert Summerby-Murray. “The advice and guidance of the council will be a great resource for the university.” The council will include Millbrook First Nation Chief Bob Gloade, Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaw Executive Director Donald Julien, Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre Executive Director Pamela Glode-Desrochers, Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nation Chiefs Director of Health Jarvis Googoo, and Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewe Post-Secondary consultant Ann Sylliboy. SMU | CBC (NS)