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Indigenous Book Club – Pedagogy of the Oppressed

We invite BCIT faculty and staff to join us as we explore Indigenous history and experiences shared through stories told or authored by Indigenous peoples. First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless […]

Indigenous Book Club – Unsettling the Settler Within

We invite BCIT faculty and staff to join us as we explore Indigenous history and experiences shared through stories told or authored by Indigenous peoples. In Unsettling the Settler Within, Paulette Regan, a former residential-schools-claims manager, argues that in order to truly participate in the transformative possibilities of reconciliation, non-Aboriginal Canadians must undergo their own […]

Indigenous Initiatives Wellness Break – Medicine Pouch

Transitioning to remote workspaces and classrooms has been stressful. We all miss connecting with our students, colleagues and friends in classrooms, in the corridor and in the Gathering Place. To help reduce the stress and stay calm during this pandemic we invite you to take a wellness break with us. Please join us in our […]

Indigenous Initiatives Cedar Weaving Workshop – Mini Cedar Hat

Join traditional weaver Shy Watters in this interactive workshop & create your own Mini Cedar Hat. Weaving is one of the most traditional forms of Northwest Coast art. Cedar bark is a very versatile fiber that is used to form baskets, hats, clothing, flowers and rope to name a few. Friday, April 16, 2021 12:30 […]

Indigenous Initiatives Wellness Break – Beaded Cuff

Transitioning to remote workspaces and classrooms has been stressful. We all miss connecting with our students, colleagues and friends in classrooms, in the corridor and in the Gathering Place. To help reduce the stress and stay calm during this pandemic we invite you to take a wellness break with us. Please join us in our […]

Indigenous Initiatives Book Club – Life Among The Qallunaat

We invite BCIT faculty and staff to join us as we explore Indigenous history and experiences shared through stories told or authored by Indigenous peoples. Life Among the Qallunaat is the story of Mini Aodla Freeman’s experiences growing up in the Inuit communities of James Bay and her journey in the 1950s from her home […]

Indigenous Initiatives Cedar Weaving Workshop – Bookmark

Join traditional weaver Shy Watters in this interactive workshop & create your own bookmark. Weaving is one of the most traditional forms of Northwest Coast art. Cedar bark is a very versatile fiber that is used to form baskets, hats, clothing, flowers and rope to name a few. Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:30 – 5:30 […]

Indigenous Initiatives Wellness Break – Beaded Cuff

Transitioning to remote workspaces and classrooms has been stressful. We all miss connecting with our students, colleagues and friends in classrooms, in the corridor and in the Gathering Place. To help reduce the stress and stay calm during this pandemic we invite you to take a wellness break with us. Please join us in our […]

Indigenous Initiatives Cedar Weaving Workshop – Basket

Join traditional weaver Shy Watters in this interactive workshop & create your own basket. Weaving is one of the most traditional forms of Northwest Coast art. Cedar bark is a very versatile fiber that is used to form baskets, hats, clothing, flowers and rope to name a few. Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:30 – 3:30 […]

Indigenous Initiatives Wellness Break – Medicine Pouch

Transitioning to remote workspaces and classrooms has been stressful. We all miss connecting with our students, colleagues and friends in classrooms, in the corridor and in the Gathering Place. To help reduce the stress and stay calm during this pandemic we invite you to take a wellness break with us. Please join us in our […]