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Xwi7xwa Library: Community Research and Empowerment

Xwi7xwa Library: Community Research and Empowerment

Xwi7xwa Library is a centre for academic and community Indigenous scholarship. Its collections and services reflect Aboriginal approaches to teaching, learning, and research. Everyone is welcome to visit Xwi7xwa Library. What about Xwi7xwa is special? Xwi7xwa Library is the only Aboriginal branch of an academic library in Canada it is often looked to as a leader […]

Facilitation Skills with IndigenEYEZ: Blending Technical & Creative Approaches

Facilitation Skills with IndigenEYEZ: Blending Technical & Creative Approaches

Facilitation Skills with IndigenEYEZ: Blending Technical & Creative Approaches Video More information about the session: IndigenEYEZ is about transforming communities. Their mission is to inspire an intergenerational legacy of well-being among First Nations people in BC and beyond. IndigenEYEZ blends land-based learning with the arts and best practices in community-building. Their approach—the Creative Community Model—is […]

Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

Description: An introduction to the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) at UBC. The IRSHDC team will join us a the UBC Learning Circle to present on the vision of the Centre, and discuss some of the upcoming opportunities and programming the Centre will be offering: •Aboriginal people and families can access records, […]

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Happy Holidays from the Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health 2017

The UBC Learning Circle staff at the Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health wish you and your family a happy, healthy holiday season…

Dance as a Pathway to Wellness – with Willow Thickson

Dance as a Pathway to Wellness – with Willow Thickson

We welcome to the UBC Learning Circle, Willow Thickson, Medical Student of UBC, for a Youth Circle on the healing of dance, art, and culture… Description: Dance has the power to improve self-esteem and physical strength, as well as enhance one’s connection to place and community relationships. In this Youth Circle we will discuss dance as […]

Part II – Protecting and Restoring the Sacred – The 16 Principles

Part II – Protecting and Restoring the Sacred – The 16 Principles

In this session, we embark on a spiritual journey with Chief Phil Lane Jr. and Corinne Stone. They describe this moment in human history as “unique and unprecedented”…

Trauma, Relationships and Interdependence – with Dea Parsanishi

Trauma, Relationships and Interdependence – with Dea Parsanishi

Working to heal trauma, both with First Nations and non-First Nations people, has led Dea to ponder questions about what helps people, families and communities survive…