In The News | June 14-18

Each week, we feature a few articles about Indigenous news, issues and initiatives with a local, national and global focus. We feature these as an educational resource, and they should not be construed as an official stance or reflective of the opinions or beliefs of the Institute, CIS staff or faculty.

For the week of June 14-18:




Events and Opportunities

  • Join UBC Learning Circle this Thursday to listen to empowering “Stories from the Rez” by First Nations communities who use sports and physical activity to empower themselves and others. Sign up for this free event here.
  • Join UBC’s Faculty of Medicine on June 25 as they reflect upon their response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action. The program features Indigenous leaders, guest speakers and a panel discussion. Learn more and RSVP here.
  • The Talking Stick Festival’s Summer Sojourn is happening now, with events running throughout June. Check it our here.