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- Thursday October 2nd, 1:30-4:30PM: Garden work day
- Saturday October 4th-Sunday October 5th: Wild Salmon Convergence (details below)
- Tuesday October 7th, 9:30AM-12:30PM: Garden work day
- Friday October 10th, 1:00-4:00PM: Tobacco Pipe Mix Making workshop with the Medicine Collective – FULL, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to join waiting list
- Wednesday October 15th, 1:30-4:30PM: Garden work day
- Friday October 17th, 11AM-2:00PM: Feast Bowl cooking for the event First Nations’ Perspectives on History, Food, and Health at the UBC Longhouse (details below)
- Tuesday October 21st, 1:30-4:30PM: Garden work day
- Wednesday October 29th: Feast Bowl community meal at the UBC Longhouse
- Wednesday November 19th: Feast Bowl community meal at the UBC Longhouse
- Wednesday December 18th: Feast Bowl community meal at the UBC Longhouse
How to volunteer for the Feast Bowl: join us at the UBC First Nations Longhouse (1985 West Mall) at 10:00AM to help us harvest, 11:00AM in the kitchen to help us cook, or 12:30PM in Sty-Wet-Tan hall to eat lunch with us. Extra help from any age or skill level is always appreciated, especially in the kitchen. If you can only join us for lunch, we encourage you to come anyway and we look forward to sharing a delicious meal with you!
Centennial Dialogues on Critical Issues in Land and Food Systems: First Nations’ perspective on history, food, and health. (Continuing the Dialogue on Truth and Reconciliation)
Shortly after WWII, when knowledge about nutrition was still sparse, scientists in Canada took advantage of Aboriginal children in Indian Residential Schools (IRS) by using them as unknowing research subjects to investigate the effects of different diets and withholding dietary supplements. Evidence of these government-sanctioned experiments was recently published by food historian and UBC History alumnus Ian Mosby, and received widespread media attention across Canada. Now under the spotlight, attempts have been made to reconcile these past actions, provide support to survivors who were subjects in the experiments, and find ways to move toward a more civilized society for everyone in Canada.
The aftermath of these experiments still has an effect today in the lives of IRS survivors and inter-generational IRS survivors. Join us for a panel discussion about this dark era in Canadian history. Find out how UBC’s Faculty of Land and Food Systems is working to address issues such as access to healthy food, food sovereignty, traditional food, food security for all and land stewardship.
Friday, October 17th 2014
12:30pm to 2:30pm (Program 12:30-2:00pm; Reception 2:00-2:30pm)
The reception from will be catered by the Feast Bowl (http://aboriginal.ubc.ca/2012/12/13/feast-bowl-meal-brings-together-the-ubc-community/)
UBC First Nations Longhouse
1985 West Mall
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1550960018466543/?notif_t=plan_user_invited