Staff

Tanya Bob assists with the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Practicum, and is also the FNIS Associate Director.

Sage is a third year international relations major.  Sage’s familial background is Albertan Sawridge Cree though she grew up in Victoria. Acting as the FNIS Student Project Assistant she is frequently available to talk about department and campus initiatives.

Kaeleigh is the Senior Program Assistant for the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS); the home of the two programs: First Nations and Indigenous Studies (FNIS) and First Nations and Endangered Languages (FNEL). Kaeleigh Hiebert is Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw from Campbell River on Vancouver Island. She recently completed her M.Ed in Indigenous Pedagogies and Knowledges at UBC (2014) and is a NITEP grad.

Candice Yu graduated from the University of Alberta with a BEd in Secondary Education. She is responsible for the day to day operations at the FNIS office, and is available to respond to any general Program inquiries you may have.