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All my non-relations explores kinship and reconciliation – The Source

March 19, 2019 The indigenous term “all my relations” refers to the notion of interconnectedness in all aspects of life. Clint Burnham, professor and chair of the English graduate program at Simon Fraser University (SFU), will discuss this concept in a lecture at the Coach House, Green College, University of British Columbia (UBC) on March […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201922 Views

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BC Government: Relationships, learning and healing key to social work in small communities

March 16, 2019 WILLIAMS LAKE – Jolene Brolund, who has only ever worked within Indigenous communities, exemplifies the evolving role played by ministry social workers, who are in the spotlight during Social Work Week, March 10-16, 2019. Her first assignment was in Burns Lake for Carrier Sekani Family Services. “It was my first experience of working […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201933 Views

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JIBC welcomes new Director, Office of Indigenization

March 14, 2019 Jason La Rochelle to lead initiatives set out in JIBC Indigenization Plan, including programs and services for Indigenous students The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is pleased to announce Jason La Rochelle as the new Director of the Office of Indigenization. “It is our great pleasure to have Mr. La Rochelle […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201931 Views

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Pilot project with IBM Canada helps students at KPU

Mar 15, 2019 An innovative collaboration has allowed Kwantlen Polytechnic University students to be recognized for their Design Thinking. The pilot project is a collaboration with IBM Canada that allows students at KPU to showcase their expertise through a case study exercise in a new course called Design Thinking and Innovation. Design thinking is a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201955 Views

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SFU announces 2019 Honorary Degree recipients

March 13, 2019 Canada’s first female general surgeon of First Nations descent, a cultural visionary, and a co-founder of Vancouver’s Amnesty International chapter are among 10 distinguished individuals to receive honorary degrees in 2019 from Simon Fraser University. During the spring convocation ceremonies June 11-14, SFU will confer honorary degrees on: Norman Armour, a cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 201936 Views

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TRU – Recapping Indigenous Awareness Week: The power of working together

March 12, 2019 When we collaborate and learn from each other, we can go far and do great things. That message threaded throughout TRU’s Indigenous Awareness Week, February 25 to March 1. “If you think of things by yourself, then eventually you will recycle your own limitations,” said Paul Michel, TRU’s executive director of Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on March 14, 201931 Views

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Helping B.C. students fight lure of gangs with new ERASE strategy

March 12, 2019 ABBOTSFORD – Students, parents, educators, law enforcement and local partners in 12 B.C. communities will immediately begin receiving additional support and training opportunities to help at-risk kids get off the pathway to gun and gang violence, with a $1.12-million investment from the Province. “Young people are being supported to make the right […]

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 201931 Views

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More pro-d for child care staff means better care for young children

March 12, 2019 BURNABY – British Columbia families and their children will soon benefit from the latest methods in early years teaching and learning, such as using play-based learning to help children build speech and language skills. This is part of an investment that will give early childhood educators (ECEs) and other child care providers more […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 201940 Views

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TRU: Indigenization includes ESL students

March 11, 2019 Reconciliation and indigenization is about changing our relationship with ourselves and others. With this in mind, the English as a Second Language (ESL) department is exploring reconciliation and indigenization in its classes at TRU. The department has implemented a range of initiatives to address the Calls to Action within the Truth and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 201935 Views

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Founder of UVic’s Indigenous Governance program resigns – Times Colonist

March 10, 2019 Gerald Taiaiake Alfred, a professor and founding director of the University of Victoria’s Indigenous governance program, has resigned, saying he “embodied toxic masculinity” and is committed to doing better. “I am now a full-time consultant on Indigenous governance and politics strategy working directly with First Nations,” Alfred said in an email Saturday. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 201940 Views

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