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  • Hwulmuhw / Indigenous Resources

    Digital representations of Indigenous-related creative, scholarly, and other works received from VIU students, faculty, and community contributors.

Recent Submissions

  • Partnership in caring 

    Cowichan Tribes; Malaspina University College (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1989)
  • Aboriginal tourism of Canada 

    Swaikoski, Dylan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-11)
    The purpose of this research is to further develop understanding of the profile of travellers who are participating in Aboriginal tourism in Canada.
  • What is the role of nursing students in First Nations communities? 

    Dhaliwal, Rosealin; Garrey, Alexa; Scruton, Andrew (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Third year nursing students from Vancouver Island University reflect on their experience at the school and health centre of the Stz'uminus First Nation.
  • Indigenous tourism and the Heiltsuk Nation 

    Clifton, Evangeline (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2018-04-12)
    Poster highlighting the tourism industry in the Heiltsuk Territory.
  • Faculty developers as allies (not experts) in supporting Indigenous perspectives 

    Bortolin, Kathleen (Universities Canada, 2018-01-30)
    Situated in teaching and learning centres, faculty developers are well-positioned to be allies in the face of faculty uncertainty. Here and now, teaching and learning centres are being called to go beyond drawing rubrics ...
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 1) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2015-12-03)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on December 3, 2015. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 1) ; Ruth's career with Malaspina College begins ; Cowichan Tribes and ...
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 2) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016-02-02)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on February 2, 2016. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 2) ; We were doing something ground-breaking ; Aboriginal voices in ...
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 3) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016-02-11)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on February 11, 2016. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 3) ; First Nations Women's Studies ; My discussions with Christine Welsh ...
  • Ruth Kroek interviewed by Patricia Geddes (Interview 4) 

    Kroek, Ruth; Geddes, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2016-02-23)
    Audio interview with Ruth Kroek that took place on February 23, 2016. Transcript included. Track listing: Introduction by Patricia Geddes (Interview 4) ; A new role: First Nations Student Support ; Aboriginal Advising: ...
  • Aboriginal early childhood post-secondary programs: stories of successes and challenges 

    Alphonse, Danielle (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2013)
    Aboriginal Early Childhood Post-Secondary Programs: Stories of Successes and Challenges takes a look at Vancouver Island University Early Childhood Education programs and examines at the factors that contribute to a students ...
  • Challenges, as perceived by teachers, to integrating Aboriginal content 

    Tait, Laura L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2010)
    Aboriginal students are not succeeding at the same rate as their non-Aboriginal counterparts. An approach to address this concern is to increase Aboriginal content, as it will positively affect Aboriginal student achievement. ...
  • Cedar weaving and Coast Salish weaving 

    Joe, Adrienne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster comparing Cedar bark weaving and Coast Salish loom weaving.
  • Re-creation through recreation: Exploring contemporary perspectives of Indigenous leisure 

    Peterson, Britta (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-03-29)
    Poster highlighting research into what role leisure plays in the development of cultural identity for Coast Salish Indigenous peoples.
  • First Nations seafood security and food sovereignty in Greater Nanaimo, Snuneymuxw Territory, Vancouver Island: A research feasibility study 

    Hutchings, Richard (Institute for Critical Heritage & Tourism, 2016-02-10)
    This preliminary background study explores coastal First Nations’ food security, emphasizing Pacific Northwest Coast and Salish Sea food systems broadly and Snuneymuxw (Nanaimo) territory, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, ...
  • Indigenous place names & language revitalization 

    Gellein, Kirsten; Geddert, John (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 3/30/2016)
    Poster highlighting the connections between Indigenous place names, identity, and language revitalization.
  • Totem unveiling 

    (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2009-11)
    Totem pole unveiling at Vancouver Island University Library in November 2009.
  • Totem raising 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2009-11)
    Totem pole raising at Vancouver Island University Library in November 2009.
  • Engaging Aboriginal students through the circle of courage 

    Hancock, Brett (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2015)
    Aboriginal students continue to demonstrate a lack of engagement and success in their schooling in comparison to their non-Aboriginal classmates. Positive studentteacher relationships, focused on the teachings of the ...
  • Two worlds of knowing: Examining the use of Aboriginal ways of knowing in the high school context 

    Pisterzi, Nicolas (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2014)
    Aboriginal students who walk the hallways in British Columbia’s schools may wonder what the purpose of a western education is. These students walk in two worlds of knowing with one foot heavily submersed in a Eurocentric ...
  • Honouring our stories: Aboriginal primary students sense of belonging in public school classrooms 

    Leslie, Susan (Vancouver Island University, 2012)
    Aboriginal students’ graduation rates are not at par with their non Aboriginal peers in the public school system. This research is an inquiry into the effects of talking circles grounded in the traditional values of ...

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