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COP27: Critically-Engaged Voices

PWIAS and UBC Climate Hub partnered to document critically-engaged voices at COP27, especially Indigenous voices. These videos were recorded by Indigenous youth communicator Isaka Huni Kui, from the Huni Kui delegation at COP27, led by Chief Ninawa Huni Kui, Wall International Indigenous Scholar at UBC.

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2022-23 Catalyst Program

The Catalyst Program connects scholars, students, artists, disciplines, sectors and communities to activate new ways of knowing and acting together to address the urgency, scale and complexity of the climate and biodiversity crises and movements for climate justice.

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On Feeling and Knowing: Radical Conversations about Teaching and Learning

How do you engage with students who feel shocked, guilty, embarrassed, upset, angry, or grief-stricken? How do you harness feelings of wonder, generosity, compassion, and inspiration?” These candid conversations with seasoned educators working at the creative frontiers of their disciplines are a resource for educators seeking to expand and deepen their teaching practice.

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The Wall Exchange

The Wall Exchange is a free community event that brings experts from diverse fields to Vancouver to discuss issues that impact us all. The Wall Exchange is typically held twice per year in the spring and fall at the Vogue Theatre in downtown Vancouver.

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Turning Points: Catherine

Catherine shares her powerful story of growing up in the city of Yellowknife, raised primarily by her grandparents and how she is now reclaiming her identity for herself and her children by learning her language, through writing, and through her relationship with the land. Turning Points is a series…

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Turning Points: Louise

At seven, Louise was sent to residential school, stripped of her identity and language. Once back home, she blamed her mother. Her anger led to alcohol dependence and her children being taken away. Now sober, she finds solace in traditional beadwork, a craft that draws her closer to both…

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Turning Points: Devin

Devin Hinchey was born and raised in Yellowknife. After a roller-coaster first year at university, he landed in rehab at age 19. Now sober and a college grad, Devin shares how a strong friendship and sense of place contributed to his recovery. “It’s so easy up here to go…

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Turning Points: Ernest

Ernest Betsina is the elected Chief of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation. Chief Betsina shares his struggle with alcohol following the deaths of his wife and father. His story traces his journey to sobriety through, family, faith and finding purpose. “There was too many emotions, too many feelings that…

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Sima Godfrey | War and Collective Forgetting

By Sima Godfrey “Theirs but to do and die” For the past few years, I have been working on a book about the Crimean War in French cultural memory.  More exactly it is a book about the absence of the Crimean War from French cultural memory.  Although the French led…

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