Based on feedback received during the May Open Learning Indigenization workshop, OL is offering the following workshops and learning opportunities for all OL employees between September and December 2017.
Friday, September 22
Cplul'kw'ten (Gathering Place)
Step in for some fresh bannock, berries and coffee and discover what our neighbours are all about.
Friday, September 29
Orange Shirt Day
Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for us to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope to commemorate residential school. This day started in Williams Lake in 2013. Participate in our Orange Shirt Day Contest. For more info about Phyllis, after whose experience this day was named, go to Orange Shirt Day. "Every Child Matters."
Thursday, October 5
How to respond to discriminatory scenarios
OL Staff Room
Gail Morong and Fränzi Ng
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you did not know how to respond to a comment or situation that was clearly discriminatory? In this highly interactive workshop, you learn how to become an effective, active, and supportive by-stander.
NEXT: Thursday, October 26
10:15-11:45 am Meeting
Department Feedback Meeting
facilitated by Gail Morong & Fränzi Ng
Between now and October 26, all OL Department will reflect on the following questions:
1. What initiatives could my Department take on that would forward the goal of Indigenizing Open Learning?
2. What learning and other resources do we need?
Come and share your thoughts in this feedback meeting.
Thursday, November 9
Meet TRU Elder Dr. Margaret Vickers-Hyslop
OL Staff Room (on the first floor)
Thursday, November 30
Indigenous Pedagogy & Epistemology, Colonization & Decolonization Explained