People at UBC are finding multiple ways of preparing for the September Truth and Reconciliation Commission National Event. Check out the ways, large and small, that people are getting involved and see if there is an initiative you’d like to join, replicate, or extend (contacts are supplied). If you are already doing something that is not listed here, register your initiative.
“Changing the Lens” is a UBC theatre project exploring cultural identity that is developing an exploration of Indian Residential School history. Would you like to get involved? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
From irsi.aboriginal.ubc.ca: “The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada was established to gather testimony on survivors’ experiences of the Indian Residential Schools. From the 18th to the 21st of September 2013, the Commission will be conducting the last of its west coast National Events in Vancouver. UBC has taken the extraordinary step of suspending classes […]
On September 11, 2013, the members of the UBC community performed a Flash Mob to raise awareness for campus initiatives on the National Truth and Reconciliation West Coast Event from September 18th-21st.
September 18th, 2013 – How to Prepare, Engage and Continue Learning Aug 13, 2013 10:00am – 11:30am Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – Room 302, Dodson Room Register: http://www.events.ctlt.ubc.ca/events/view/2727
Are you interested in being mentored in filmmaking, adding to the experience that you have already gained? Do you want to make a documentary and meet students from around the world? Are you curious about “reconciliation” in other traditions and cultures? This July, you have an opportunity over the course of one month to meet […]
A concise two page handout that has been created to inform UBC faculty about the TRC, the event on September 18th, and UBC’s suspension of classes on that day, and resources faculty might use in learning more and share with students.
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.