Category Archives: Short term

#Next150

#Next150 is project that encourages people from all over Canada to participate in a number of challenges. These challenges are used as a tool to educate people on the topic of reconciliation. It is something that promotes the idea of … Continue reading

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Returning to Spirit Workshops

Returning to Spirit is a non-profit organization which began as a partnership between Indigenous and religious peoples as well as design teams. They aim to foster transformation and healing among settlers and Indigenous peoples.

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The Gwich’in Traditional Caribou Skin Clothing Project: Repatriating Traditional Knowledge and Skills

The Gwich’in Traditional Caribou Skin Clothing Project is an initiative centered around revitalizing traditional knowledges and skills within Gwich’in communities. This project consisted of 42 women from four Gwich’in communities working to create traditional summer clothing from white caribou hide. … Continue reading

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#callresponse

Strategically centering Indigenous women as vital presences across multiple platforms, #callresponse is a multifaceted project that includes a website, social media platform, touring exhibition and catalogue (forthcoming in 2017). The purpose of #callresponse is to support the work of Indigenous North … Continue reading

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šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

This play was the Theatre for Living’s 2017 main stage project. It toured in 2017 and 2018. The title of this production, šxʷʔam̓ət, is based on a hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (a local Indigenous dialect) word used to reference home. Theatre for Living … Continue reading

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UBC – Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education (MOOC)

This is a free self-paced online 6 week course offered through the University of British Columbia. It is $50 USD for a certificate of participation. It is a non-credit course offered through the open education platform edX. The course has … Continue reading

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Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth

This exhibit, curated by Pam Brown from the Heiltsuk Nation, took place at the Museum of Anthropology at University of British Columbia and the website is rich with videos and interviews with artists.  The exhibit’s goal is to educate Indigenous … Continue reading

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National Arts Centre: Spotlight on Indigenous Storytelling and Reconciliation

The National Art Centre (NAC) promotes many events, workshops and showcases based on Indigenous Storytelling and Reconciliation. Many of these events in 2016 were over the months of January and February and were open to all participants. The NAC is … Continue reading

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Vancouver Dialogues Project

Between April, 2010 and July, 2011, the Dialogues Project brought together First Nations, urban Aboriginal organizations, and immigrant communities in Vancouver to engage in opportunities for cross-cultural understanding and relationship building.  The project sought to engage both Indigenous and immigrant … Continue reading

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Cowboys and Indians Alliance

The Cowboy and Indian Alliance is a movement put together by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to stop the Keystone XL pipeline. Although the Keystone XL portion of this pipeline is based in the United States, it is a continuation … Continue reading

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