Native Students Union

Why I need the Native Students Union

I would like to respectfully acknowledge that this article is being written and read on unceded Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ territories. By doing this, and participating in this institution, I am…

POETRY: When a feather falls to earth

When a feather falls to earth Today should be marked by soft treading on a carpet the colour of blood exsanguinated from my lifeless shell. My skin should be dried…

POETRY: Fermented Love

Fermented Love I’ve been sipping on my own vanity for too long and the tea bag’s turned me bitter. I’ve been yours for so long that I’ve forgotten I am…

About our cover: This is what an Indigenous Student looks like

The Native Student’s Union comprises Indigenous students that come from a wide variety of experiences and Nations. There is no one way to be Indigenous or to look Indigenous. We have many…

Carrying the torch: A chat with NSU Firekeeper Blake Desjarlais

“It gives me great pride and honour to be able to serve indigenous students, because they’re way more powerful than you’d imagine . . . They can stare down the barrel of a gun…