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Nov 13, 2016
A path of dialogue, respect and just relations
On Thursday, November 3, 2016, it was my privilege to host the annual Bishop’s Distinguished Lecture at the University of Victoria (UVic). This year’s lecture was titled Education and Culture: A Path of Dialogue, Respect and Just Relations.
Dr. Gwen Point (Stó:lō Nation), using a tapestry of ancestral stories and personal experience, demonstrated an indigenous learning style to a packed house in the First Peoples House Ceremonial Hall.
Dr. Point invited the audience to consider pre-contact, contact, and today’s Indigenous realities, as well as the possibilities of forging new directions for respectful learning and outcomes that could be described as reconciliation through education.
Dr. Gwen Point
Sunrise over the Salish Sea