Every Child Matters


Sept 29, 2017—Williams Lake, BC: Phyllis Webstad is a Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation Elder, and was 6 years old when the new orange shirt she excitedly chose for her first day of school was stripped off her back. She never saw it again. It was the early 1970s and Webstad was the third generation of […]

Youth in Action


Sept 25, 2017—Vancouver, BC: This summer IndigenEYEZ worked with Next Up to host our second Indigenous Youth in Action workshop. Thank you to IndigenEYEZ co-founder Kim Haxton for another inspiring article. Indigenous Youth in Action: Strengthening the movement of youth leadership by Kim Haxton In August, we ran our second Indigenous Youth in Action collaboration […]

Camp for Teachers


Sept 12, 2017—Vancouver, BC: This summer IndigenEYEZ worked with ArtStarts to host a summer camp for teachers. Thank you to IndigenEYEZ co-founder Kim Haxton for sharing this article. Woven Together: Summer Camp for Teachers by Kim Haxton At the end of August, Indigeneyez joined Artstarts in a two-day summer camp for teachers. The camp used […]

Fostering Unity


Aug 2, 2017—Kelowna, BC: Recently, IndigenEYEZ hosted a module of Leadership Essentials with the Okanagan Nation Alliance. The focus was “Connecting to Team” and themes included: fostering unity, strengthening trust and safety in groups, decolonizing how we are together, and IndigenEYEZing our organizational cultures. Tools were presented to help improve communication, deepen listening, expand creativity, […]

Spring Camp


July 12, 2017—Glimpse Lake, BC: Organized by IndigenEYEZ and the Global Diversity Foundation with the support of the Upper Nicola Band and the Okanagan Nation Alliance, our Okanagan Environmental Leadership Camp, June 10-17, was a successful and heartwarming gathering for Indigenous youth ages 18-30.   This article is based on the words of camp facilitators […]

LUSH Charity Pot


July 6, 2017— Vancouver, BC: Please join us on July 15th from 1pm-3pm at LUSH Pacific Centre, downtown Vancouver, where we will be selling our IndigenEYEZ Charity Pot.   Since launching the Charity Pot program in 2007, LUSH cosmetics has donated more than $5,800,000 to over 600 charities. IndigenEYEZ is proud – and thankful – to […]



June 28, 2017— Agassiz, BC: Come join us for our 2017 Youth Camp! Our popular land-based camp is being held in Stó:lō territory this year. We have partnered with sister organization Power of Hope Canada to provide youth (ages 14-18) the opportunity to explore culture and creativity in the stunning natural environment that is the […]



June 22, 2017— Haida Gwaii, BC: In our new podcast, IndigenEYEZ co-founder Kim Haxton speaks to host Madeline Terbasket about the profound impact of combining on-the-land teachings (the Rediscovery model) and creative expression (the Power of Hope model). Visit us on Facebook or Twitter to like or share this new episode. Thank you for listening! […]

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Dates: October 23–27, 2017
Location: Vancouver, BC


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