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TLEF Project Update: “Responsible Receiving”
By Mathew Andreatta on December 15, 2016
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
By Janey Lew on December 14, 2016
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.
The Power of a Name film series examines contested histories of naming at UBC
By Silken Handford-Perronnet and Sarah Ling on December 14, 2016
“The Power of a Name” is a film series that examines the contested history of naming practices at UBC’s first year student residence, Totem Park, and features stories of relationships between UBC and Indigenous communities.
Bridging the Knowledge Gap and Engaging with TRC Calls to Action
By Amy Perreault and Janey Lew on November 7, 2016
During the session on “Bridging the Knowledge Gap: Indigenous Foundations,” Kathryn and David outlined their approaches to engaging students in conversations about Indigenous topics in the various courses they’ve taught here at UBC.
Classroom Climate Series: Campus Climate
By Janey Lew on October 21, 2016
We’ve rescheduled one of our sessions, “Addressing Campus Climate in Your Classroom” for November 3, 10AM-12PM, and hope this change in time will encourage more of you to register and attend this important workshop!
TLEF update, and introducing Mathew Andreatta, one of our Time and Place student assistants
By Hanae Tsukada and Janey Lew on October 18, 2016
With the support of the 2016-17 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) grant, the online resource Time and Place at UBC: Our Histories and Relations has been undergoing exciting new developments.
Indigenous Initiatives Open House – Thank you!
By Janey Lew on October 7, 2016
It was a treat to have a full house for a demonstration of the c̓əsnaʔəm educator’s toolkit by members of the Musqueam Language and Culture Department: elder Larry Grant, Jill Campbell, and Vanessa Campbell.
Classroom Climate Series: Territory Acknowledgment
By Emi Sasagawa on September 26, 2016
What goes into a territory/land acknowledgement and what are the things we can each think about to engage responsibly in this practice?
Shifting our language to reflect current practice: Aboriginal to Indigenous
By Amy Perreault on September 8, 2016
We are changing our team name from Aboriginal Initiatives to Indigenous Initiatives.
Time and Place at UBC receives TLEF project grant!
By Janey Lew on May 24, 2016
We are pleased to announce that Time and Place at UBC: Our Histories and Relations, has received a Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) project grant.