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  • People of the cedar 

    Radcliffe, D. N. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970)
    Audio recording of D.N. Radcliffe's 1970 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about his research about canoe making by the First Nations of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Mr. Radcliffe explains ...
  • Partnership in caring 

    Cowichan Tribes; Malaspina University College (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1989)
  • The Cowichan Tribes early childhood education child and youth care career ladder project 

    Malaspina University-College (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1994)
    The Cowichan Tribes ECE/CYC Career Ladder represents a successful amalgamation of two cultures and two value systems. The Career Ladder combines the credentials, education and respect that come from a university-recognized, ...
  • Coast Salish Senses of Place: Dwelling, Meaning, Power, Property and Territory in the Coast Salish World 

    Thom, Brian David (McGill University, 2005)
    This study addresses the question of the nature of indigenous people's connection to the land, and the implications of this for articulating these connections in legal arenas where questions of Aboriginal title and land ...
  • 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.
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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: ...
  • Creating a design concept to establish a garden of spiritual healing for Snaw-Naw-As (Nanoose) First Nation 

    Sakaki, Graham Kenneth (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
    Community gardens are widely recognized as providing many local benefits within a community. These benefits can include increased daily fruit and vegetable intake, improved mental and physical health, increased social ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...