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Indigenous Student Centre

Elders Services

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Resident Elder support for an activity

Are you a UFV student, faculty member or staff member looking for support? Our Elders can provide support for the following activities:

  • In-class support for students
  • Indigenous knowledge and cultural activities, and
  • Attendance at requested meetings


  • Services will require an honorarium payment. One hour minimum must be paid for Elder Services.
  • Request for Elder’s will be considered in its entirety and completing the form does not guarantee that an Elder will be available for your event.
  • Requests must be made 15 working days prior to the date requested (some exceptions considered). 
  • Once your request has been reviewed and approved, a follow-up email will be sent including the amount due and the budget transfer form.

Request Elder support for an activity

Student request for individual Elder support

Students may also request a one-on-one meeting with an Elder for the following services:

  • Cultural
  • Guidance
  • Working on project or course work 

Request individual Elder support for a student

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