Profiles

Indigenous Initiatives Welcomes New Staff, Daniel Perez Gamez

Indigenous Initiatives Welcomes New Staff, Daniel Perez Gamez

We are happy to announce that Daniel Perez Gamez, a PhD student in UBC’s department of Geography, has been hired as a Graduate Academic Assistant working on the IN/Relation and Our Calls to Action TLEF projects. Daniel will be working on research and curriculum development relating to these projects. 

Faculty Profile: Q&A with Jennifer Walsh Marr, Vantage College Arts Lecturer

Faculty Profile: Q&A with Jennifer Walsh Marr, Vantage College Arts Lecturer

We recently had the opportunity to hear from Jennifer Walsh Marr, Vantage College Arts Lecturer, Academic English Program, on her experiences and interests engaging with Indigenous content and perspectives with international students.

Staff Profile: Q&A with Ashley Welsh, Faculty Liaison, Faculty of Science

Staff Profile: Q&A with Ashley Welsh, Faculty Liaison, Faculty of Science

We recently interviewed Ashley Welsh, Faculty Liaison, for the Faculty of Science on her role as a liaison, engagement with first-year students through Jump Start UBC, and ways of integrating Indigenous content and perspectives into practice.

Faculty Q&A: Christina Hendricks, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, Deputy Academic Director

Faculty Q&A: Christina Hendricks, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, Deputy Academic Director

We recently interviewed Christina Hendricks, the Deputy Academic Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, on integrating Indigenous perspectives, equity and inclusion, 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 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.