Traditional Naming & Pole Raising Ceremony at the Indigenous Health, Research and Education Garden – 12pm – 3pm, 3 Oct 2016
Please join us at the garden on Monday October 3rd from 12pm – 3pm for a Traditional Naming and Pole Raising Ceremony. We are honoured to grow medicines, learn, conduct research, and build community on the beautiful unceded territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking Musqueam people, and are grateful to announce that the Indigenous Health, Research and Education Garden will be receiving a traditional Musqueam name.
1. July 13 – Following the leadership of the BC Food Systems Network Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty (WGIFS), the proposed Gathering of Indigenous Food Trading and Sharing (GIFTS) is being planned on July 13, 2016. GIFTS will provide the time and space for Indigenous harvesters to trade and share Indigenous foods and knowledge generated in inter-tribal trade relationships. The gathering is a traditional camp style gathering with free camping and all meals provided. We welcome contributions of Indigenous foods to contribute to the feasts.
Wednesday, November 25: Community Feast Bowl
Sty-Wet-Tan Great Hall, Longhouse
Lunch will be served at 12:30 PM in Sty-Wet-Tan Great Hall. The meal is free and everyone is welcome.
Source: The Talking Stick: News and Information from the First Nations Longhouse, November 16, 2015
Deadline Wednesday, February 11: Indigenous Programs Liaison Job Opportunity at UBC Farm
The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, on unceded ancestral Musqueam territory at UBC Farm, is seeking an Indigenous Programs Liaison. This individual will work closely with the Indigenous Programs at the UBC Farm, UBC Farm staff, UBC community, and community at large to support and enhance communication and relationship-building among these groups. Ideal candidates will have experience facilitating cross-cultural dialogue or consultation, will be comfortable working in both University and community settings, and will have awareness of, respect for, and sensitivity to Indigenous worldviews, spiritualities, histories, daily realities, and relationships with the land.
For full posting details, visit here: http://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/about/careers