Connecting to Land – collaboration with IndigenEYEZ (UBC Learning Circle)

Event Date & Time

  • January 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Event Description

As part of a collaborative series CTLT Indigenous Initiatives will be partnering with the UBC Learning Circle and Indigeneyez to host two sessions this Spring as part of the Classroom Climate Series. 

These offerings include:

Connecting to Land – collaboration with IndigenEYEZ (UBC Learning Circle) – Jan 24 from 10-11:30am @ IKBLC Seminar Room 2.22 

Role of being an ally – collaboration with IndigenEYEZ (UBC Learning Circle) – Feb 21 from 10-11:30am @ IKBLC Seminar Room 2.22 


Connecting to Land – collaboration with IndigenEYEZ (UBC Learning Circle)

Indigeneyez will walk us through the importance of our Connection to Land in this Part three of the IndigenEYEZ series. Hazel will take the time to highlight:

  •  Specific youth programs that inspire the desire to strengthen the relationship to the land and relatives
  • Stepping into the collective responsibility owed to the land
  • Our role as stewards in connecting to the land

To register for the webinar, click here. 

Facilitator: Hazel Bell-Koski 

Hazel Bell-Koski, is a self-directed, steadfast woman of mixed Anishinabeg, Finnish, Irish, and English heritage. She holds a BFA in Film Studies from Ryerson University and has maintained a multi-disciplinary arts practice for over twenty years, including public exhibits, facilitation of inter-generational community storytelling and art-making circles, and professional experience as an multi-disciplinary artist, creative facilitator, and event coordinator.

She has extensive experience in working with diverse intergenerational communities. Giving her the capacity and awareness required to create and hold spaces of belonging and safety for groups of people, inviting at levels of creative confidence into a creative process.

Past partners include such organizations as the Toronto District School Board, Sketch Working Arts for Street Youth, Transformative Learning Centre at the University of Toronto, Toronto Public Libraries, the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Rainforest Action Network, Green Peace, Grassy Narrows First Nation, Power of Hope, IndigenEYEZ, PORAMOR, and ALIVE in connection with Reconciliation in Action.

Her first language is colour.

Click “Register Now” to register for this January 24 session.



Venue Website:

1961 E Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Please note this room is located through the CTLT offices of the 2nd floor in IKBLC.