Past Sessions

Raising Resilient Children – with Denise Findlay

Raising Resilient Children – with Denise Findlay

Join the UBC Learning Circle for another exciting session with Denise Findlay on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. In follow up to her previous session, Raising the Next Generation, this session will focus on Raising Resilient Children. Indigenous people have suffered significant stressors in the past as a result of Residential School – that make resilience of paramount importance. A significant […]

UBC Learning Circle on Break for Summer 2017!

UBC Learning Circle on Break for Summer 2017!

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Dollars and Sense: Financial Preparation for Post-Secondary Education

Dollars and Sense: Financial Preparation for Post-Secondary Education

Do your students have the funds to make their post-secondary dreams a reality? We’re help to help! An education provides a path to a better future. Today, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students are pursuing educational opportunities that lead to careers in health, education, business and beyond. Sometimes finances can seem like a barrier to […]

Without Reservation: A Survivor’s Story II

Without Reservation: A Survivor’s Story II

UBC Learning Circle is please to welcome back Kat Norris for Part II of her story, “Without Reservation: A Survivor’s Story”. In this session, explore with Kat more of her story as an Indigenous woman and residential school survivor.  She will touch on the history of residential schools, then focus on her healing journey.  Having been diagnosed […]

Cultural Humility in Teaching and Learning: Conversation with Dr. Evan Adams

Cultural Humility in Teaching and Learning: Conversation with Dr. Evan Adams

Welcome to the live-stream session in the UBC Learning Circle of “Cultural Humility in Teaching and Learning: Conversation with Dr. Evan Adams” in Teaching and Learning at UBC. This special session is a partnership with UBC Centre for Teaching and Learning Indigenous Initiatives, as part of their Classroom Climate Series. Event Description Please join us […]

Indigenizing Harm Reduction

Indigenizing Harm Reduction

Join us on Thursday, April 6, 2017 for this exciting session with the First Nations Health Authority’s Indigenous Wellness Team! The Indigenous Wellness Team will explore what harm reduction looks like from an Indigenous perspective, and how they facilitate dialogue with First Nations communities around the province. In addition to harm reduction, the team will […]

The Empowerment of Aboriginal Women

The Empowerment of Aboriginal Women

Please join UBC Learning Circle on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 for a special presentation by Dr. Rosalyn Ing. Speaking from her experiences as an mother, grandmother, student, educator, and residential school survivor, Dr. Ing will speak on The Empowerment of Aboriginal Women. Her presentation includes the importance of choices: Education gives intellectual tools and skills; Cultural knowledge […]