2017/2018

Are you PrEP(ared)? PrEP Basics and Knowledge Dissemination – with Harlan Pruden

Are you PrEP(ared)? PrEP Basics and Knowledge Dissemination – with Harlan Pruden

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is one way to help prevent HIV. Prophylaxis simply means disease prevention. In this approach, people who do not have HIV take one pill once a day to prevent them from acquiring HIV if they are exposed…

Trauma and Soul Retrieval

Trauma and Soul Retrieval

An important part of personal safety when addressing trauma is to create an image of a boundary around your physical self. Your personal boundary can be a song, colour, trees, a mountain—it is something you intentionally bring into existence…

Embracing the Critical Consciousness Theory in an Indigenous Context

Embracing the Critical Consciousness Theory in an Indigenous Context

This session will delve into the systemic nature of oppressive systems from the perspective and experiences of an Indigenousman in the context of colonialism. It considers the impacts…

Facilitation Skills with IndigenEYEZ: Blending Technical & Creative Approaches

Facilitation Skills with IndigenEYEZ: Blending Technical & Creative Approaches

  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 being used around the world. It has been refined over the past two decades […]

Structural Oppression – Male Privilege

Structural Oppression – Male Privilege

To talk about male privilege, we have to talk about ourselves from the perspective of the other. From within male reality the term “male privilege” doesn’t signify; it has no meaning – it’s invisible…

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 […]