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January 29, 2015
 
 
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Laurier free film series focuses on Aboriginal cinema Laurier free film series focuses on Aboriginal cinema
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Laurier Department mandates territorial acknowledgment for all future course syllabi
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The Yellow Brick Wall at Laurier features ‘Spirit Bear’ The Yellow Brick Wall at Laurier features ‘Spirit Bear’
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Laurier's Office of Aboriginal Initiatives welcomes new Aboriginal Events Support Coordinator Laurier's Office of Aboriginal Initiatives welcomes new Aboriginal Events Support Coordinator
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Dissertation Examination for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work
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Darren Thomas, Brantford Campus Darren Thomas is a member of the Seneca Nation; he is a Bear Clan and he currently resides at the Grand River Territory of the Haudenosaunee. Darren currently is pursuing his PhD in community psychology and works part-time for Wilfrid Laurier University as the Indigenous Studies Liaison. His research has focused on First Nations community development, Indigenous research methodologies, suicide prevention and colonial trauma. He also has his own consulting firm and travels throughout North America delivering a motivational message to all people about trying to live up to their greatest expectations. Darren specializes in working with First Nations peoples, inspiring them to be proud of their heritage and take a rightful place in modern society. Darren utilizes humour in all his work as he feels we desperately need to lighten up and begin to enjoy life. Darren is an Orator, Mentor, Actor, as well as a Certified Hypnotherapist and Stage Hypnotist. Darren has over twenty years experience working in radio, education, addiction and community development.

Darren Thomas
Indigenous Studies Liaison Officer,
Brantford Campus