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May 16th, 2024 – Cultural Safety in Healthcare: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives with Simon Brascoupé

May 16th, 2024 – Cultural Safety in Healthcare: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives with Simon Brascoupé

This presentation examines cultural safety, initially championed by Māori nurse Irihapeti Ramsden in the 1990s, and its global dissemination across healthcare systems. It explores its historical evolution, present application, and future prospects, considering spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional dimensions through a Two-Eyed-Seeing approach. From Indigenous knowledge perspectives, it scrutinizes its implications for professional growth, relationships, […]

May 23rd, 2024 – Nurses Supporting Indigenous Wellness: Changing Lives & Shaping Tomorrow

May 23rd, 2024 – Nurses Supporting Indigenous Wellness: Changing Lives & Shaping Tomorrow

  Celebrate National Nursing Week with us and participate in an engaging Q&A session. Discover insights from nursing leaders who advocate for policy, research, education, administration, and practice in partnership with First Nations communities. Gain valuable perspectives from a diverse panel of Indigenous and supportive nurse leaders as they discuss shaping the future of nursing […]

April 25th, 2024 – Knowledge Transfer and Mentorship with Valerie Lamirande

April 25th, 2024 – Knowledge Transfer and Mentorship with Valerie Lamirande

I am the founder and co-owner of RavenSong Soap & Candle. I have a passion for products and entrepreneurism and love to share my experience and knowledge.  RavenSong has undergone enormous growth and change over the years and the learning curve has been steep.  As an indigenous Entrepreneur I feel a responsibility to share the […]

September 5th, 2024 – Services for Children and Youth with Support Needs: Emergent Themes and Concepts from Ongoing Engagement and Research

September 5th, 2024 – Services for Children and Youth with Support Needs: Emergent Themes and Concepts from Ongoing Engagement and Research

The Ministry of Children and Family Development is undertaking public engagement, reviewing research and evaluating a pilot model to design the future of services for children and youth with support needs (CYSN Services). This presentation will follow up on the previous presentation about existing CYSN Services  and  plans for public engagement. The focus of this […]

May 2nd, 2024 – Wills & Estates for Indigenous People Part 2: Advance Planning On-Reserve/Nation lands for Status Band Members

May 2nd, 2024 – Wills & Estates for Indigenous People Part 2: Advance Planning On-Reserve/Nation lands for Status Band Members

This webinar will address the importance and value of powers of attorney, representation agreements, and wills for Status Members living on-reserve/Nation Lands in British Columbia. We will cover important considerations that go into preparing these documents, the risks and benefits, and resources for BC residents who want to ensure their wishes are respected both in […]

April 30th, 2024 – Wills & Estates for Indigenous People Part 1: Advance Planning Off-Reserve and Non-Status

April 30th, 2024 – Wills & Estates for Indigenous People Part 1: Advance Planning Off-Reserve and Non-Status

This webinar will address the importance and value of powers of attorney, representation agreements, and wills for indigenous persons living off-reserve/Nation Lands in British Columbia, as well as non-status individuals living on-reserve/Nation Lands. We will cover important considerations that go into preparing these documents, the risks and benefits, and resources for BC residents who want […]

May 14th, 2024 – Healing Inner Voices with Martin Morberg

May 14th, 2024 – Healing Inner Voices with Martin Morberg

Through the lived experiences and voices of eight Indigenous people living with HIV, this poetic short documentary combines storytelling and the healing power of Indigenous culture to reflect on the realities of stigma and discrimination for Indigenous people. Thank you for your interest and participation! This session’s video is now available for viewing. Thank you […]

April 23rd, 2024 – Opening the Knowledge Gates: RavenSong with Alissa Assu

April 23rd, 2024 – Opening the Knowledge Gates: RavenSong with Alissa Assu

Alissa Assu is a  mother of two, she embodies patience and compassion, balancing her roles as a supportive partner for the National Indigenous Renal Transplant Research Project: BRIDGE and an entrepreneur of three thriving Indigenous companies: Bear Essential Oils, RavenSong Soap & Candle, and West Coast Wildflowers. Her dedication to both her family and her […]

April 17th, 2024 – Trauma-informed, Healing-centered Community Wellness: Indigenized approaches to embodiment and contemplative practices with Dr. Jessica Barudin

April 17th, 2024 – Trauma-informed, Healing-centered Community Wellness: Indigenized approaches to embodiment and contemplative practices with Dr. Jessica Barudin

Join us for a special webinar hosted by the UBC Learning Circle, featuring Dr. Jessica Barudin (member of the ‘Namgis First Nation, Kwakwaka’wakw), on “Trauma-informed, Healing-centered Community Wellness.” This session will dive into how Indigenous ancestral practices and trauma-informed strategies may help us heal and care for ourselves and our communities in powerful ways. Dr. […]

April 16th, 2024 – Unceded & Undefeated with Alana Cook

April 16th, 2024 – Unceded & Undefeated with Alana Cook

A professional MMA fighter, a proud Métis woman, and a budding scholar in the field of Indigenous Health and Wellness, Alana has spent the last decade of her life embracing the beauty of active movement through martial arts, and re-discovering the incredible ways that Indigenous knowledge and Land-based learning can heal us from the intergenerational […]