In The News | Nov 23-27

Each week, we feature a few articles about Indigenous news, issues and initiatives with a local, national and global focus.

For November 23rd – 27th, 2020,



Events & Opportunities:

  • Jesse Wente is speaking at the VIU Indigenous Speaker Series the evening of Nov. 25th. More info here. Registration link
  • View Wolastoqey: Rising Voices in Language Revitalization, CIS Director Dr. Bernie Perley’s conversation with Logan Perley and Angela Sterritt, presented by the Chan Centre./
  • There are two more programs with FPCC open now. Reclaiming My Language Program: A Course for Silent Speakers, deadline to apply May 31, 2021. The Language Technology Program is also open, with the deadline to apply April 5, 2021.
  • On Nov 28, join CIS Faculty Dr. Daniel Heath Justice and others for “Problematic and/or Powerful,” a discussion about the impact of narrative devices on real-world identities at the Augur Conference.
  • Call for essays and art for project To Be Named: The cultural politics of naming and being named. The deadline for abstracts is
    January 15, 2021. For more information click here.