In The News | May 31-June 4

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 May 31-June 4,



Events & Opportunities

  • Inuit Speaking for Themselves, a CIRCLE UVic Panel, is taking place Thursday June 3rd from 1-2:30 PM. Learn more here. To register, click here.
  • Sign up for the Indigenous Literary Studies Association’s Virtual Gathering, on from June 7-11. There will be lots of amazing speakers, including Daniel Heath Justice and Billy-Ray Belcourt! Learn more here.
  • Check out the Indigenous Cultural Safety (ICS) Webinar, Two Spirit and Indigiqueer cultural safety: Considerations for relational practice and policy on June 8, from 11:00 AM – 12:45 PM PST. Learn more here. Register here.
  • This year is the 20th Anniversary of the Talking Stick Festival. The Talking Stick festival is on now until July 1st! Check it out here.