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Procedure for Kullik-lighting and Smudging

Approval Date: 2013-07-04

Effective Date: 2013-07-04

Responsible Unit: Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic)


  1. A list of the permanent Kullik-lighting and smudging sites is available here.
  2. Kullik-lighting and smudging may occur at other sites throughout the University under the following provisions:
    • In all cases on the St. John’s Campus, notify the Coordinator of the Aboriginal Resource Office (ARO).  Notifications should be made at least two days in advance.
    • In all cases on the Grenfell Campus, notify the Aboriginal Liaison Coordinator.  Notifications should be made at least two days in advance.
    • The Coordinator of the ARO on the St. John’s Campus will notify Facilities Management to determine if there are specific concerns with a particular site.
    • If the ARO or the Aboriginal Liaison Coordinator cannot be reached, Campus Enforcement and Patrol on the relevant campus should be contacted at least two days in advance
    • Signs should be posted and removed after Kullik-lighting and smudging are concluded.

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