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March 17, 2020—Cawston, BC: We have been holding youth empowerment camps out on the land for the past six summers. These transformative camps have created many memories and strong relationships. The impacts and intentions of our youth camp can be more far-reaching however, if we share our techniques not just with youth, but empower family […]

Attachment Theory

Mar 10, 2020—West Kelowna, BC: Attachment theory aligns with Indigenous beliefs that relationality and connection are vital to psychologically whole and healthy humans. Indigenous values place enormous importance on community and the power of acting together.   Children become attached to adults who are sensitive and responsive in social interactions with them, and who remain […]

Camp Announcement

Mar 3, 2020—Cawston, BC: IndigenEYEZ has been going through some big changes. We are a small operation with a bold vision of helping to repair the fabric of our communities. In order to succeed, we must align our limited resources with initiatives that maximize impacts. Unfortunately, we must announce that our 7-day summer youth camp […]

Integrating Culture

Feb 11, 2020—West Kelowna, BC: Unsure how to integrate cultural approaches into your program or classroom? You are not alone. Dr. Margo Greenwood once posed the tough question: “Are we creating modified versions of residential schools in our own communities?” In other words: Are we feeding into colonization or are we promoting revitalization? How do […]

Sqilxwlcawt

Jan 28, 2020—West Kelowna, BC: Traditionally children are the centre of Syilx society. They are the hub around which all else is ordered. Dr. Bill Cohen explains: “The People-to-be, the children and youth ages 0-17, are in the centre of the Sqilxwlcawt extended family system. Kids learn to be Squilx and the skills and knowledge […]

Connecting to Others

Jan 14, 2020—West Kelowna, BC: IndigenEYEZ is excited for the New Year and our ongoing Champions of Change series! “What I learned will help me to connect to each member of the group I’m facilitating.” – 2019 participant This innovative coaching and leadership training series will give you tools to more effectively reach your goals […]

Hul’q’umi’num

Jan 7, 2020— Nanaimo, BC: On the territory of the Snuneymuxw there is a growing interest in learning Hul’q’umi’num, the language spoken by First Nations on southeastern Vancouver Island by the Snuneymuxw, Stz’uminus and Snaw-Naw-As people. Last November, a forum was held to talk about how the Nanaimo community is incorporating Hul’q’umi’num and to ensure […]

TED Talk: 7 Beliefs

Dec 3, 2019—Goa, India: IndigenEYEZ models our creative empowerment work after mentor organization Partners For Youth Empowerment. The board of directors at Partners For Youth Empowerment is chaired by Deepa Narayan. IndigenEYEZ co-founder Kelly Terbasket is a new member of the board and has had the good fortune to get to know Deepa and learn […]

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Upcoming

Champions of Change: Session Seven
Date: April 17th, 2020
Location: Westbank First Nation Health and Wellness Building, West Kelowna, BC
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IndigenEYEZ Summer Leadership Training 2020
Date: June/July/August, 2020
Location: South Okanangan, BC
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During the workshop a woman, an elder, expressed herself with teary eyes about empathizing with the children she worked with. It was real, raw and vulnerable. So powerful!! This work is amazingly healing.

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