Profiles

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 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.

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.

TLEF update, and introducing Mathew Andreatta, one of our Time and Place student assistants
Musqueam Artist Shares Research, Cultural Practices, and Oral Histories

Musqueam Artist Shares Research, Cultural Practices, and Oral Histories

Musqueam community member and artist Morgan Guerin shared and discussed Musqueam culture, history, and his contribution to the exhibit cəsnaʔəm, the city before the city.

Faculty Profile: Dr. John Paul Catungal

Aboriginal Initiatives’ works closely in partnership with Faculty Advisory and Musqueam Advisory groups to guide and co-deliver our programming. We are fortunate to partner with community members, faculty members, and graduate students who lend their expertise and experiences to facilitating our sessions. We’d like to introduce you to some of the people we work with through a […]

TA Training Coordinator Spotlight: Leigh Barrick & Jessica Hallenbeck

TA Training Coordinators Leigh Barrick & Jessica Hallenbeck on working with Aboriginal Initiatives.

Faculty Spotlight: Daniel Heath Justice and Lisa Nathan

Dr. Daniel Heath Justice and Dr. Lisa Nathan discuss their involvement in the Classroom Climate series.