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Upcoming Events

    Past Events

    • 2021 FNIS 400 Research Practicum Student Presentations

      7th Apr 2021 12:00 pm to 7th Apr 2021 12:00 pm


      The Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies invites you to the 2021 FNIS 400 Research Practicum Student Presentations! The event will take place on April 7th via Zoom from 12pm-4pm PST. RSVP via email cis.program@ubc.ca. 

    • Meme with Bernie: Meet CIS Director, Bernie Perley

      9th Mar 2021 1:00 pm to 9th Mar 2021 1:00 pm


      Calling all CIS students! Join us on March 9th at 1pm for our Meme With Bernie event. Meet CIS Director, Bernie Perley, create memes, learn more about the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies and connect with peers! Registration for this event is required. This event is only open to current students studying at the Institute...

    • Distinguished Indigenous Speakers Series: Dr. Raven Sinclair

      2nd Mar 2021 5:00 pm to 2nd Mar 2021 5:00 pm


      On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, join Dr. Raven Sinclair for her discussion addressing the Sixties Scoop. The event, organized through the UBC School of Social Work, will go from 5 pm – 6:30 pm. Click here for more information.

    • Red Snow: Q&A with Asivak Koostachin

      22nd Jan 2021 7:00 pm to 22nd Jan 2021 7:00 pm


      On January 22, 2021, CIS will be hosting a live Q&A with Asivak Koostachin, star of Red Snow (2019). The film is about Dylan, a Gwich’in soldier from the Canadian Arctic, caught in an ambush in Kandahar, Afghanistan. His capture and interrogation by a Taliban Commander releases a cache of memories connected to the love...

    • Massy Reads: On Interrogating the Colonial Frame

      18th Nov 2020 7:00 pm to 18th Nov 2020 7:00 pm


      On Wednesday, November 18, 7-8:15pm PST, join UBC Authors Hannah Turner (School of Information) and David Gaertner (Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies) for a Public Humanities Hub conversation, “Massy Reads: On Interrogating the Colonial Frame.” The event will be moderated by Daniel Heath Justice (Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies). The book launch series is co-hosted...

    • National Aboriginal Veteran’s Day

      8th Nov 2020 to 8th Nov 2020


      On November 8, 1994, National Aboriginal Veterans Day was established by the federal government to honour the thousands of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis who served in the world wars, the Korean War, and later conflicts. The day is often marked by remembrance of those Indigenous soldiers who were killed in the wars, but also...

    • Decolonize THIS (media) with Angela Sterritt

      27th Oct 2020 12:30 pm to 27th Oct 2020 12:30 pm


      The UBC School of Journalism, Writing, and Media and the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies are pleased to invite you to Decolonize THIS (media), a special talk featuring 2020 UBC Asper Visiting Professor and award-winning journalist, Angela Sterritt and moderated by UBC Associate Professor, Dr. Candis Callison. Register for this free, virtual event here. For...

    • Decolonizing Citations Workshop

      22nd Oct 2020 2:00 pm to 22nd Oct 2020 2:00 pm


      On Oct 22, 3-4:30 PM MST (2-3:30 PST), learn about “citational politics,” existing templates for citing Indigenous Elders/Knowledge Keepers, and current initiatives at X̱wi7x̱wa to further legitimize citing Indigenous Elders/Knowledge Keepers in academia. For more information and registration, click here.