Office of Indigenous Academic & Community Engagement

Rededicating Charles Elliott's logo

Introducing IACE

Qwul' sih' yah' maht (Dr. Robina Thomas), the first Executive Director of the Office of Indigenous Academic & Community Engagement (IACE), holds a drum bearing the office's logo as the artist, TEMOSEṈ-THUT, describes it.

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Elder May Sam

Indigenous International Co-op Opportunities

Elder May Sam offers words of encouragement to Cristal Walters (Kamilaroi), the first incoming Indigenous exchange student in a new partnership between UVic and the Wollotuka Institute at the University of Newcastle in Australia.

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First Peoples House at night

First Peoples House

The First Peoples House is a social, cultural and academic centre for Indigenous students and serves as a safe and welcoming place that encourages the building of community.

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Skip Dick being robed at convocation

Honoring our Elders

Songhees Elder Skip Dick received an honorary degree at the November 2015 Convocation, recognizing his work as a community, education and youth sports leader. Skip is a founding member of the Elders' Voices program.

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IACE Updates