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Sharing Our Truth: September 18th programming at the First Nations House of Learning

Sharing Our Truth: September 18th programming at the First Nations House of Learning

On Sept. 18,  CTLT and other UBC units will be hosting a full day of programming at the UBC Longhouse. You are encouraged to drop by for however long you are able to and participate with other members of the university who will be on campus that day.     9:00-10:00am (PNE broadcast) Welcome to the […]

Workshop: Whose Knowledge Counts? Schools as Oppressors and Liberators

Workshop: Whose Knowledge Counts? Schools as Oppressors and Liberators

If you aren’t able to attend the national Truth and Reconciliation Commission event on Wednesday, you are invited to join an experiential workshop (3:00 – 4:30 pm) at the First Nations House of Learning with UBC Jump Start and the Simon K.Y. Lee Global Lounge & Resource Centre to engage in a critical discussion around […]

Sk’aad Ga Gud ad is~Learning balance

Sk’aad Ga Gud ad is~Learning balance

UBC Forestry together with the Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society are taking a new approach to natural resource education with their collaborative, community-based semesters in natural science and socio-economic approaches to natural resource management.     Undergraduate students from all across Canada are experiencing a different kind of education whilst being immersed in the local […]

“Generations”: Truth and Reconciliation Week Events at the Learning Exchange

“Generations”: Truth and Reconciliation Week Events at the Learning Exchange

Long before settlers began building residential schools, indigenous communities passed knowledge down from generation to generation. From September 12 to 27, the UBC Learning Exchange [http://learningexchange.ubc.ca] will be hosting an exhibition called “Generations”; a thought-provoking multimedia exhibit in which three generations of Dene leaders from the Northwest Territories share how they learned from their elders.

English 110, 013. Dr. Laura Moss.

English 110, 013. Dr. Laura Moss.

In this first year English class, concentrated on Canadian Literature, the students will be studying the history of the Indian Act, the role of residential schools in the Canadian education system, and ways poets, fiction writers, playwrights, and artists have responded to the long history of legislated racism in Canada.   An early assignment for the […]

Why should the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) hearings on the Indian Residential Schools system be of interest to a UBC Forestry student?

Why should the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) hearings on the Indian Residential Schools system be of interest to a UBC Forestry student?

Video seeking to make connections between Forestry as a field of study and as an industry, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

The Power of Reconciliation

The Power of Reconciliation

Knowing what we know now about history, the time has come to create new relationships. We can all help. With the rise of Idle No More movement, we are even more aware of the injustices and inequities that continue to face our aboriginal brothers and sisters. There are a disproportionate number of aboriginals in our […]

Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation and Residential School

Speaking My Truth: Reflections on Reconciliation and Residential School

Book editors Jonathan Dewar, Glen Lowry, and Mike DeGagné will share their journey in the development of ‘Speaking My Truth’ collection, highlight the importance of sharing the stories to advance awareness of the Indian Residential School system and engage participants in the notions of apology, denial, and reconciliation.

Prototype 1: outhouse construction at Tàkwàzhän

Building the outhouse at Tàkwàzhän.

Open-Ending & Architecture: Design in the First Nations Context

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 9:30AM – 12:30PM #104 LASSERRE BUILDING As part of the West Coast National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission activities at UBC, four members of the Architecture Program of the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture will take this significant opportunity discuss their involvement working in project-based collaborations with First […]

Coping with Complicated Feelings

Coping with Complicated Feelings

The Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, Vancouver, September 18, 2013 *The Commission will ensure there are appropriate health supports available at all TRC events. Other health support services including professional counselling and cultural supports by an Elder may be requested through Health Canada (TRC Website). This information sheet is designed to give […]