In support of the Truth and Reconciliation process at UBC, the UBC Learning Circle will be hosting a live and interactive workshop on the Legacy of Indian Residential Schools presented by Angela White, Workshop Coordinator with the Indian Residential School Survivors Society. Our network of 90 videoconference units in health centres and band offices in First Nations communities across BC means that survivors, Elders, and community members who otherwise would not be able to travel to Vancouver for TRC events will have the opportunity to begin the healing process in their own homes and communities.
In support of the Truth and Reconciliation process at UBC, the UBC Learning Circle will be hosting a live and interactive workshop on the Legacy of Indian Residential Schools presented by Angela White, Workshop Coordinator with the Indian Residential School Survivors Society. Our network of 90 video conference units in health centres and band offices […]
This fall, UBC professors may be looking for interesting ways to encourage their students to think about Indigenous rights. Inquiry is a hands-on exhibition that invites students to immerse themselves in the Berger Inquiry (1974-77). Over three years, a few dozen Dene and Inuvialiut young people, most of whom had just left residential schools, organized […]
In anticipation of the important conversations accompanying the Truth and Reconciliation Commission events at UBC, the First Nations Studies Program, in partnership with the Liu Institute, will hold a teach-in on engaging reconciliation in the classroom on September 12th 10:00am -1:00pm. Featuring Indigenous and allied faculty, this event will provide participants with helpful critical perspectives […]
This fall, in support of the Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) events at the Pacific Coliseum, the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is implementing several initiatives to raise awareness of the TRC and the history of Indian Residential Schools among Faculty, staff, and students. Pharmacy classes at UBC will be cancelled on September […]
Thursday, September 12th, 7pm-9pm Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability, 2260 West Mall, UBC Point Grey. FREE. Doors open at 6pm, Sept. 12. Register online http://cstudies.ubc.ca/a/Course/2013-Vancouver-Human-Rights-Lecture/UP801/ or call 604.822.1444 to reserve a seat.
Working with Residential School history can be very stressful. If you encounter distress, resources are available. Please click here to learn more or call 1-866-925-4419 to access the Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line.