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Cassidy Caron, one of 13 students at VIU who participated in a poster campaign intended to dispel myths and stereotypes about Aboriginal people, is shown here on her poster.

Stereotypes and myths about Aboriginal people are addressed head-on by 13 Aboriginal students at Vancouver Island University (VIU) who participated in a poster project exploring their personal perspectives.

Each of the posters is titled “What you need to know about me,” and includes a photo of the student, their Aboriginal origin and home community, their perspective on a stereotype that needs to be broken, and a statement defining what they hope to achieve in their education.

Cassidy Caron is from the Métis Nation of BC, and in her poster addressed a...

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