Speaker series

2017-8

You’re invited to our 2017-18 Indigenous Speaker Series held at the First Peoples’ House at the University of Victoria on the traditional territory of the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples where the university stands and whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Everyone is welcome to attend the 8th annual series which focuses on research towards improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples.

We ask that participants support us in creating a culturally safe and respectful learning environment. 

Presentation dates

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, February 20, 2018 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018 (11:30 am-1:00 pm)

What you’ll take away:

  • Learn about the ongoing work of researchers and communities
  • Be inspired to participate in community and research projects and events, or explore these themes in your studies or work
  • Connect with students, academics, and community members who share interests with you

September 19 - Elder May Sam

October 10 - Indigenous Mentorship Network of the Pacific-Northwest

The Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-Led Engagement (CIRCLE) and the Indigenous Mentorship Network of the Pacific Northwest (IMN-PN) invite you to attend an event on October 10th, 2017 from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM.

Join us at the First Peoples House Ceremonial Hall at the University of Victoria on the traditional territory of the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples, where the university stands and whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

IMN-PN brings together students [mentees] and academic/ organizational/ community/ cultural mentors who share common interests, knowledge and/ or experience in Indigenous wellness-related research.

Come learn about opportunities for networking, mentorship, training, financial support and professional development!

We ask that participants support us in creating a culturally safe and respectful learning environment. Light refreshments will be provided.

November 7 - Dr. Jeffrey Paul Ansloos

January 30 - Dr. Allison Reeves

February 20 - Dr. Jean-Paul Restoule (TBC)

March 20 - Dr. Christine Sy