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本土的事件 & 资源

As part of 亚博全站官网登录平台’s ongoing commitment to fostering respect and reconciliation, we host a number of events and 资源 accessible to members of the community.


We acknowledge and respect the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the 大学 亚博全站官网登录平台 stands, 和——得, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.


Many events on 土著 topics hosted at the university are open to the wider community, including lectures, 表演, film screenings and conferences.

First Peoples House

的 First Peoples House is a home-away-from-home for 土著 students. It provides a safe space for learning, sharing and building a community.

Acknowledging the teachings from these territories, you must enter the House with a good mind and good heart.

Robina Thomas A副总裁土著


Qwul’sih’yah’maht Robina Thomas is the founding Vice-President 土著 (VPI).

的 VPI provides leadership and direction that furthers 亚博全站官网登录平台's commitment to truth, respect and reconciliation as identified in our Strategic Framework本土的计划.

亚博全站官网登录平台’s 本土的计划

亚博全站官网登录平台’s first 本土的计划 sets ambitious goals to increase educational opportunities and success for 土著 students. It sets targets to develop more educational, 研究, outreach and student programming with an 土著 focus.

土著 Academic & 社区 Engagement (IACE)

Office of 土著 Academic and 社区 Engagement (IACE) leads the implementation of 亚博全站官网登录平台’s 本土的计划 and supports the success of 土著 students by coordinating educational, financial and cultural 资源 on campus and in local communities.

IACE's main priority is supporting 土著 student success. We are also responsible for managing the First Peoples House, building and supporting 土著 partnerships, and ensuring that 土著 content and ways of knowing are included in 亚博全站官网登录平台 curriculum and events.

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土著 研究

Centre for 土著 研究 and 社区-Led Engagement (CIRCLE) works closely with 土著 communities and organizations on projects vital to 土著 people, 家庭, communities and nations. We encourage 研究 that is grounded in traditional knowledge, uses culturally appropriate methodology and addresses issues most relevant to 土著 peoples.
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In 2018, 亚博全站官网登录平台 launched the world’s first joint 当地法律 degree. 的 program combines intensive study of Canadian Common Law with intensive engagement with 当地法律s. 学生 graduate with a degree in Canadian Common Law (JD) and a degree in 土著 Legal Orders (JID). 的 教师 of Law program will also be the home of a new National Centre for 土著 Laws.

亚博全站官网登录平台的 土著 Law 研究 Unit (ILRU) is the only dedicated 研究 centre on 当地法律 in 加拿大.

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土著 language revitalization

土著 languages hold a wealth of knowledge and unique expression. Each language carries and represents a whole history, relationship to the land and distinct ways of thinking. 的y hold unique knowledge about living in the world, including traditions and ceremony.

For over 45 years, 亚博全站官网登录平台 has been a leader in supporting local and national 土著 language revitalization 努力.

土著 economic development

Through education, training and 研究, the National Consortium for 土著 Economic Development (NCIED) is supporting the next generation of 土著 business leaders. NCIED works with 土著 communities and entrepreneurs to advance traditional best practices, 创新, and 土著 economic development across the country.


See more videos from the Vital impact - 土著 研究 在YouTube频道.



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