Walking the Talk: Sharing Our Practices Engaging with Indigenous Initiatives

Event Date & Time

  • June 10, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Event Description

This has been a demanding year of learning and adjustment for many educators. Yet throughout this, some educators continued to dig into critical classroom issues that centre Indigenous voices, experiences and initiatives, even in the online space. Join us for this panel session with members of the Indigenous Initiatives Learning Community who will share their own stories of how they managed to keep their passion for this work moving throughout these times of pedagogical shifts and important changes. They will share how they engage in this work within their own departments and faculties, and share examples of pedagogical innovations they have been working on during the past year and beyond.

Participants can expect to:

  • Learn how the panelists centred a deep dive approach to Indigenous engagement in their efforts to learn more through their own professional development
  • Gain insight into what engagement with Indigenous initiatives might look or feel like at the faculty or departmental level
  • Be inspired to continue on their own educational journeys that support the goals of the Indigenous Strategic Plan.



  • Erin Yun, CTLT
  • Dr. Benjamin Y. Cheung, Lecturer and Indigenous Initiatives Coordinator, Department of Psychology
  • Dr. Catherine Douglas, Sessional Lecturer, Vancouver School of Economics
  • Dr. Liane Chen, Associate Professor of Teaching, Department of Botany
  • Amy Perreault, CTLT
  • Janey Lew, CTLT
  • Sue Hampton, CTLT

This event will be hosted on Zoom.