The Importance of Knowing the Truth Before We Can Have Reconciliation
October 10 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
(Re)Introducing graduate students to the history of colonialism in Canada, its historical and contemporary impacts on Indigenous society, and understanding how this work connects with the work we do and the support institutions provide to Indigenous students. Indigenous Programs and Services staff members Naim and Dan will also share their personal connections of how colonialism has directly affected their lives. Learning Outcomes:
- Students will engage with the history of colonialism in Canada, Indian Residential Schools, Indigenous experience, and reconciliation;
- Reflect on the historical and contemporary impacts of colonialism on Indigenous Peoples’;
- Understand why we are doing this work; and
- Understand how this connects with and supports your work as a graduate student.