IN/Relation Team

IN/Relation Welcomes New Staff, Pilots Initial Modules

IN/Relation: Educational Resources for International Students Learning Indigenous Contexts and Histories at UBC  is a TLEF-funded project to increase for Indigenous engagement for international learners, and develop intercultural understanding and respect.

(Nov 2013) CTLT supported campus-wide educational programming efforts during the TRC National Event in Vancouver. This image is from a TRC flash mob organized at UBC.

Exploring Reconciliation in Teaching and Learning – Resources

On August 20, 2018, Indigenous Initiatives facilitated a workshop for the CTLT Summer Institute on the topic of Exploring Reconciliation in Teaching and Learning.

New staff (L-R): Andrea Dsouza, Erin Yun, Liz Otero

New Faces: Welcome Erin Yun, Andrea Dsouza, and Liz Otero!

A warm welcome to new staff joining Indigenous Initiatives this fall!

Q&A: Brendon Easton, Allard School of Law, Indigenous Law Students’ Association

Q&A: Brendon Easton, Allard School of Law, Indigenous Law Students’ Association

The Peter Allard School of Law’s Indigenous Studies Legal Program recently began offering a Cultural Competency certificate. We had the good fortune of connecting with JD Candidate Brendan Easton, who has been working with the law school to introduce this program.

Student Wellbeing and Classroom Climate

Student Wellbeing and Classroom Climate

On February 8, 2017 Patty Hambler, Director of Student Wellbeing Promotions and Michael Lee, Senior Instructor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy co-faciliated a Classroom Climate workshop titled “Supporting the Student as a Whole Person: Exploring Connections Between Instructional Practices, Learning, and Wellbeing.”

TLEF Project Update: “Mapping Out Relations”
Student Profile: HyunGu Kang

Student Profile: HyunGu Kang

UBC Forestry Student HyunGu Kang answers some questions about the 10,000 Cranes Initiative and what motivates her learning about Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations and reconciliation.

What are our responsibilities as guests on Musqueam territory?

What are our responsibilities as guests on Musqueam territory?

This is a guest blog post by FNIS Practicum Student, Victoria Cooke, who is currently recruiting survey participants for her research project until March 5th. Please read more, share information about the surveys, and take the survey to show your support for Victoria’s research.

TLEF Project Update: “Responsible Receiving”

TLEF Project Update: “Responsible Receiving”

Work on the Time and Place at UBC: Our Histories and Relations project throughout this past fall semester has proven to be productive.

Introducing…Indigenous Initiatives Practicum Student Victoria Cooke

Introducing…Indigenous Initiatives Practicum Student Victoria Cooke

Victoria Cooke, a fourth year UBC student majoring in First Nations and Indigenous Studies, and Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, will be working with us on her research practicum on a survey of UBC international and English as an Additional Language students’ learning about Indigenous topics and perspectives.