UBC Applied Science has presented the following Indigenous Engagement-related events. Browse each event information page to learn more and to watch the recordings.

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Reconciliation + Design Dialogue Series

This series is co-designed and led by UBC Civil Engineering Assistant Professor of Teaching Pam Wolf and Civil Engineering graduate student Danilo Caron. Applied science invites anyone who reflects on reconciling their design processes to join the conversation. This is an interdisciplinary conversation on reconciliation and design.

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Truth and the Role of Engineers in Decolonization

This speakers series introduced our UBC Engineering community to Indigenous knowledge keepers, industry professionals and faculty from across Canada. We explored our colonial history, learned about the intersection of the engineering industry and Indigenous peoples of Canada and discovered more about the role engineers can have in reconciliation.

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Harm is Not Historical

In June 2022, UBC’s Applied Science's EDI.I Office presented a National Indigenous History Month event. This thought-provoking virtual panel featured discussion surrounding Indigenous resilience, strength, and self-determination in health care, resource extraction, mining, and the environment.

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Danilo Caron speaks to children next to the engineering cairn

Reconciliation + Design: Dialogue 1 - Truth

Join us for the first dialogue of the Reconciliation + Design Series: Truth. These dialogues are a scaled Indigenization complement to decolonization curriculum. Applied science invites anyone who reflects on reconciling their design processes to join the conversation. This is an interdisciplinary conversation on reconciliation and design.

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Reconciliation + Design: Dialogue 2 - Indigenous ways of knowing, and being

Join us for the second dialogue of the Reconciliation + Design Series. These dialogues are a scaled Indigenization complement to decolonization curriculum. Applied science invites anyone who reflects on reconciling their design processes to join the conversation. This is an interdisciplinary conversation on reconciliation and design.

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Orange shirt day gathering

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On Thursday September 30, 2021 the Faculty of Applied Science, along with Land and Food Systems, Forestry and Science hosted an Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day.

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