Ongoing throughout the week Birch Building foyer Pop-Up Reconciliactionaries!

Come chat Indigenizing Cap U with faculty members Judy Snaydon and David Geary

Monday, Sept. 24

10:00 a.m. | BR 126
Elder welcome & blessing Elders Latash and Ernie will share a welcome and blessing to start the week off
11:00 a.m.
Campus-wide moment of reflection Remembering the survivors of residential schools and reaffirming our commitment to reconciliation
2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Ḵéxwusm-áyaḵn Student Centre (LB 196)
Reconciliation Matters We are in an era where atonement for past injustices can help Canadians have the best future possible. With Elder Latash and Reg Johanson

Tuesday, Sept. 25

9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Ḵéxwusm-áyaḵn Student Centre (LB 196)
The 8th Fire: Aboriginal Peoples, Canada & the Way Forward The CBC documentary hosted by Wab Kinew
Noon – 1:00 p.m. | Pavilion outside Ḵéxwusm-áyaḵn Student Centre (LB 196)
Drum circle with Willie Lewis Come learn songs and drum with us
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. | Bosa Theatre
A Road Forward The musical documentary by Marie Clements Connects the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s with the powerful momentum of First Nations activisim today. Film screening followed by a panel discussion

Wednesday, Sept. 26

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. | BlueShore Theatre
utszan: A story about mending family through first language homecoming A play by Capilano University graduate Yvonne Wallace
5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Ḵéxwusm-áyaḵn Student Centre (LB 196)
Writers’ Feast Potluck Readings by a variety of writers, storytellers, and Elders. Please bring some food to share

Thursday, Sept. 27

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. | LB 322
Blanket Exercise This interactive learning experience shares the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada, open to everyone
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ḵéxwusm-áyaḵn Student Centre (LB 196)
Chatlive: My Reconciliation Includes An open discussion facilitated by First Nation Student Services about what your reconciliation includes
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Ḵéxwusm-áyaḵn Student Centre (LB 196)
Community Conversation on Truth and Reconciliation Hosted by Meharoona and the North Shore Multicultural Society. Please join us to explore place through a central question: “What is place to you?”
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Elder walk about campus Come learn the history of these traditional lands from Elder Latash from the Squamish Nation; meet at Ḵéxwusm-áyaḵn

Friday, Sept. 28

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Pavilion outside Ḵéxwusm-áyaḵn Student Centre (LB 196)
Orange Shirt Day Orange Shirt Day grew out of Phyllis (Jack) Webstad’s story of having her orange shirt taken away on her first day of residential school Noon Ḵéxwusm-áyaḵn Student Centre (LB 196) Potluck lunch
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. | BlueShore Theatre
KEYNOTE ADDRESS Steven Point Provincial Court judge, former lieutenant-governor and former chief commissioner of the British Columbia Treaty Commission. A respected Indigenous Leader with a wealth of knowledge to share