Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person events have been postponed until further notice. We are happy to be offering a number of online webinars and events in the coming months. Check this page for details!

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kitatipithitamak mithwayawin: Indigenous-Led Planning and Responses to COVID-19 and other Pandemics, Then, Now, and Into the Future

Drs. Myrle Ballard, Stephane McLachlan, and Ramona Neckoway



May 26, 2020 | 10 - 11:30 AM


Dr. Stephane McLachlan (University of Manitoba) and Indigenous scholars Dr. Myrle Ballard (University of Manitoba), and Dr. Ramona Neckoway (University College of the North), will discuss their Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funded research project exploring ways that an Indigenous-led response can help communities make it through the current pandemic, as well as to prepare for future health crises. Read about their research project HERE.

Presented in partnership with the Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health and the UBC Learning Circle

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Covering COVID: Pandemic Reporting in Indigenous Contexts

with Candis Callison (moderator), Angela Sterritt and Stephanie Wood

Journalism Panel


June 4, 2020 | 10 - 11:30 AM


In this provocative webinar, Indigenous journalists Angela Sterritt, Stephanie Wood and Candis Callison (as moderator) will discuss the responsibilities and challenges of covering the COVID-19 pandemic in Indigenous contexts. Panelists will draw on their own experiences, as well as other recent media examples, to discuss the nuanced and complex nature of Indigenous reporting, including its unique ethical considerations. They will share ways that Indigenous reporting, approached with respect, care, and compassion, can lead to safer outcomes for all.

Presented in partnership with the Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health and the UBC Learning Circle

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Indigenous worldviews, climate change, and the way forward for Northern trappers

Dr. Priscilla Settee, with introduction by Jay Ritchlin, David Suzuki Foundation
Priscilla Settee

Presented in partnership with the UBC Community Engagement

Date and details coming soon...


Reflections from a Truth & Reconciliation Commissioner - Where are we now?

Marie Wilson

POSTPONED until further notice

September 22, 2020 

Details and registration coming soon...