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Samantha Sansregret, MNGV Elder, is at UVic as a cultural and student support Elder-in-Residence every second Wednesday. The dates in the fall 2011 semester are: Sep 14, 28,  Oct 12, 26, Nov 9, 23, Dec 7, 21.

Duties include

  • Support for faculty, staff and administration for cultural events hosted by UVic on and off campus. Support for internal awareness and knowledge of cultural protocol for UVic events and in classes and ceremonies through the provision of guest talks and presentations.
  • Assist and guide students seeking one-on-one and/or small group cultural, academic and personal support while attending UVic.
  • Depending on the specific nature of the student in need, the Elder-in-Residence may also refer the student to other Elders, Community Members, or institutional faculty, staff, or administration who have specific areas of knowledge or specialization.