Weaving Relations Course Overview and Enrolment 

Weaving Relations is a self-directed course developed jointly by the Faculty of Applied Science and the Faculty of Land and Food Systems. 

Weaving Relations explores Indigenous histories, people, and contexts, as well as settler colonialism in Canada, through the lens of Indigenous-Canadian relationships. The course considers how we got to where we are now, and how we can build a better future together. 

The course covers 7 modules: 

  1. Let's Talk Language
  2. Let's Talk Land
  3. Retracing Histories
  4. Harm is Not Historical
  5. Groundwork for Growth
  6. Building Our Anti-Racist Toolbox
  7. In Relation 

Enrol in Weaving Relations 

Weaving Relations is a sister course to Grounding Anti-Oppression. For more information about Grounding Anti-Oppression, please visit our website. 


Registration Required

At this time, we require everyone – UBC affiliated or otherwise – to register for this course. If you already have a CWL, please sign in. If you do not have a campus wide login, then please register for a basic CWL account 




Weaving Relations Videos

As part of the course, a video series was produced by the LFS Learning Centre, which features interviews from: 

Chancellor Steven Point
Professor Sheryl Lightfoot
Professor Margaret Moss
LFS Associate Dean, EDI, Will Valley 
Professor Madjid Mohseni
Professor John Bass 

The interviews are part of each module, and provide an opportunity to hear from experts in the field on how they might approach key themes and questions related to the course content. 


Showing Up In A Good Way

Module 1

Let's Talk Language

Module 2

Let's Talk Land

Module 3

Retracing Histories

Module 4

Harm is Not Historical

Module 5

Groundwork for Growth

Module 6

Building our Anti-Racist Toolkit

Module 7

In Relation

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