Cultural Competency

Practice Point

3
Dec

Indigenous-Specific Health Care Racism in Plain Sight

THE FIRST NATIONS HEALTH AUTHORITY SUMMARIZES IN PLAIN SIGHT: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care, the newly released report from the Hon. Dr. M.E. Turpel-Lafond (Aki-Kwe).

13
Nov

Louis Riel Day is Monday, November 16 in Canada

V’NI DANSI, a Vancouver-based dance company dedicated to sharing and celebrating Métis culture, will livestream an event of traditional and contemporary dance, song, and fiddle music, on Sunday, November 15, along with other artists, in anticipation of Louis Riel Day on Monday.

6
Nov

Aboriginal Veterans Day on November 8

NOVEMBER 8 IS ABORIGINAL VETERANS DAY in Canada. You might see these beaded poppies during what has come to be known as Veterans’ Week.

9
Sep

Investigating Indigenous-Specific Racism in BC Health Care

UBC LAW PROFESSOR MARY ELLEN TURPEL-LAFOND is leading an investigation into Indigenous-specific racism in the British Columbia health care system.

9
Sep

National Centre for Indigenous Laws by 2023 at UVic

AN EXPANSION TO UVIC LAW’S FRASER BUILDING will house the new National Centre for Indigenous Laws.

3
Sep

Orange Shirt Day Online and in Schools | September 30, 2020

THERE’S STILL TIME to order or make an orange shirt, button, or pin to honour residential school survivors on Orange Shirt Day.

2
Sep

Online Talk with Shame and Prejudice Artist Kent Monkman | September 26, 2020

REGISTER FOR AN ONLINE TALK with Cree artist Kent Monkman on Saturday, September 26 about Monkman’s powerful exhibition Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience.

23
Jan

Welcome to Our Homelands

The Immigrant Services Society of BC has produced Welcome to Our Homelands, a brief video featuring six Indigenous individuals extending a welcome to newcomers.

16
Dec

25 years of the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic

ALUMNI GATHERED AT THE INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY LEGAL CLINIC in November 2019 to celebrate the ongoing work and presence of the ICLC in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

25
Nov

The Role of an Elder

Here are a few sources of information on the role of an Elder.

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