Posts tagged British Columbia

Transforming Education

June 30, 2020—Kelowna, BC: A project to bring Truth and Reconciliation into the classroom has received a $1 million grant to establish a 5-year research collaboration that includes IndigenEYEZ. The project brings together university researchers and local partners to seek respectful ways for educators to align their teaching practices toward reconciliation. The project is led […]

Touch The Earth

June 2, 2020—Cawston, BC: Touch the Earth is a land-based training program for Indigenous youth workers seeking to awaken their youth to a sense of pride, belonging, and possibility. Experiential activities of attuning to and caring for the land provide Indigenous youth a safer entry point to engage their feelings and listen to themselves and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Iceberg Model

Nov 12, 2019—West Kelowna, BC:  If Indigenous resurgence is an iceberg, policy change and activism are the visible tip, while relationship and connection are the massive piece beneath the surface.   The colonial legacy of fragmented relationships and internalized oppression is at the root of the lateral violence in our communities and families that undermines […]

Camp Confluence

June 13, 2019 — Cawston, BC: Each spring before the summer camp season starts, we host a training intensive for our network of facilitators. The Camp Confluence is a rare and joyful opportunity to bring our diverse team together to strengthen skills and relationships. Our most recent Confluence was held May 24-26 at IndigenEYEZ headquarters […]

In the News!

Aug 2015—Kelowna: Our first summer camp was a resounding success—every single youth reported that they want to come back again! The camp was held in the Okanagan and attended by more than 70 youth from 7 Nations. We were supported by an impressive roster of adults including Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, actress Michelle Thrush, and […]

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