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UCalgary Indigenous Lectures & Events

Recorded Lectures & Events


Orange Shirt Day Panel Discussion

To commemorate Orange Shirt Day, in honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the University of Calgary's Office of Indigenous Engagement in partnership with Calgary Public Library hosted a panel discussion with Cora Voyageur, Lee Crowchild, and Kathleen Mahoney, revisiting the final report on Truth and Reconciliation in light of the unmarked graves, the papal visit, and the path forward. 

Hosted by UCalgary's Office of Indigenous Engagement in partnership with Calgary Public Library. 

Presented on September 30, 2022 at UCalgary's Rozsa Centre

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Orange Shirt Day Flag Lowering Ceremony

To commemorate Orange Shirt Day, in honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the University of Calgary hosted a flag ceremony to mark the importance of September 30th.

Presented on September 30, 2022 at the University of Calgary

 

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Campfire Chats 2022

In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21, the University of Calgary presented its seventh annual Campfire Chats, hosted at Telus Spark. For this year’s event, we listened and learned from a panel of Indigenous leaders and allies discussing the Buffalo Treaty. 

Co-presented by the Office of Indigenous Engagement and the Office of Advancement 

Presented on June 21, 2022 at Telus Spark 

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The Meaning of Round Dance

In honour of National Indigenous History Month, the Office of Indigenous Engagement presented the Meaning of Round Dance webinar on June 14, 2022. This webinar was to celebrate the history, culture and resiliency of Indigenous Peoples by sharing different perspectives on Round Dance from Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers. 

Hosted by the Office of Indigenous Engagement 

Presented on June 14, 2022

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Courageous Conversations: Decolonization, Disciplines, and Indigenous Knowledges in the University

This webinar is a part of the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion’s speaker series called “Courageous Conversations”. The theme of the 2021-2022 Courageous Conversation Speaker Series is, “Decolonization and Questions of Justice in the University."

Hosted by the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion 

Presented on September 23, 2021

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Indigenous Worldviews and Methodologies

Blackfoot scholar Dr. Leroy Little Bear shared wisdom, stories, and experiences to inspire students in the various stages of their learning journeys as they explore Indigenous methodologies and worldviews.

Supported by the Advancing Intercultural Capacity program at the Werklund School of Education.

Presented on September 14, 2021

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Indigenous Initiatives in Canadian Universities

Watch Dr. Michael Hart, PhD, vice-provost of Indigenous Engagement, host a multi-university discussion titled: Elevating Indigenous Knowledge Programs in University Landscapes. 

Hosted by the Office of Indigenous Engagement

Presented on April 14, 2021

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Towards Transformation: ii’ taa’poh’to’p journey update

Watch the third annual Journey Update, hosted by Dr. Michael Hart, Vice-Provost (Indigenous Engagement), featuring a keynote address from leading Indigenous law researcher Dr. John Borrows, PhD. 

Hosted by the Office of Indigenous Engagement 

Presented on November 26, 2020

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Community Conversations: Strengthening Community in Uncertain Times

Community Conversations was held as an opportunity to discuss socio-economic challenges facing our society, what resilience means in the age of COVID-19, and how systemic racism has impacted racialized communities. Featuring Dr. Brenda Macdougall, Director, Institute of Indigenous Research and Studies, UOttawa

Co-hosted by Carnegie Pilot - Advisory Group, Knowledge Engagement and Experiential Learning, and the Indigenous Engagement team

Presented on November 12, 2020

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Ten Ways Organization's Get in Their Own Way

Watch this lecture by Dr. Marcia Anderson, MD, of the University of Manitoba about barriers to Indigenous achievement (reconciliation, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism) in institutions and organizations. 

Hosted by the Office of Indigenous Engagement

Presented on September 22, 2020

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Indigenous Knowledge Lecture Series

Indigenous Urban Futurity: A Lens for Reconciliation

Watch a recording of Wanda Dalla Costa sharing her presentation about examining the intersections - the creative, natural, social, and temporal forces - embedded in Indigenous-centric urban environments towards global resilience. 

Presented on January 18, 2023

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Ethical Space

Listen and learn as Willie Ermine shares his presentation on Ethical Space with moderator Dr. Adam Murry, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, UCalgary.

Presented on April 14, 2022

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Dreams of an Inuk Matriarch: Grounding “Democracy” on Canadian Grounds

This webinar features Dr. Karla Jessen Williamson presenting Dreams of an Inuk Matriarch: Grounding “Democracy” on Canadian Grounds. 

Presented on March 24, 2022

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The Role That Allies Have in Transformative Reconciliation in Canada

Learn about the role that allies have in transformative reconciliation in Canada with Dr. Paulette Regan, PhD, offering perspectives on decolonizing and transformative reconciliation.

Presented on March 18, 2021

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