Performance / Ceremony / Event

SAS Movie Night

Submitted by Francesca Paladino on October 26, 2021 - 10:20am

Join Services for Aboriginal Students for Movie Night!

We will be screening Disney's Jungle Cruise.

Wednesday, November 3rd at 5:00 pm at Shq'apthut - A Gathering Place (blg 170).

Due to capacity limits ALL attendees MUST be registered through Eventbrite (including small children and infants).

Reconciliation Walk - Afternoon Session

Submitted by Francesca Paladino on September 17, 2021 - 1:13pm

We will meet and gather outside of the Student Union building (blg 193) and walk to Shq'apthut - A Gathering Place (blg 170). Wear your orange shirt.

Once we arrive at Shq'apthut there will be a few speeches and some light snacks to follow.

Tsowtunlelum will be in attendance as cultural support. Snuneymuxw Health and Wellness reps will be speaking.

There will be two session, please register for either the morning of the afternoon session.

Reconciliation Walk - Morning Session

Submitted by Francesca Paladino on September 17, 2021 - 1:04pm

We will meet and gather outside of the Student Union building (blg 193) and walk to Shq'apthut - A Gathering Place (blg 170). Wear your orange shirt.

Once we arrive at Shq'apthut there will be a few speeches and some light snacks to follow.

Tsowtunlelum will be in attendance as cultural support. Snuneymuxw Health and Wellness reps will be speaking.

There will be two session, please register for either the morning of the afternoon session.

Hearts Across Campus

Submitted by Francesca Paladino on September 16, 2021 - 10:17am

Vancouver Island University students, staff, and faculty are invited to join us in Shq'apthut (Blg 170) and create a heart with a message about reconciliation. We will have the hearts posted across campus. Bring your own brown bag lunch.

NOTE: Due to capacity limits, all attendees MUST be registered through Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/hearts-across-campus-tickets-173670100947

Live Showing: Phyllis Webstad's Truths

Submitted by Francesca Paladino on September 14, 2021 - 1:45pm

Services for Aboriginal Students will be doing a live screening of Phyllis Webstad's Truths.

Learn from Phyllis Webstad, founder of Orange Shirt Day, as she and her family share truths of their Residential School experiences through the new book, Beyond the Orange Shirt Story.

This showing will be an in-person event at Shq'apthut, Blg 170. 

Capacity numbers are limited, so registration through Eventbrite is required.

All Nations Feast

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Submitted by Kim Warkentine on August 31, 2021 - 4:09pm

Office of Indigenous Education and Engagement would like to invite you to come, witness, and be a part of this traditional welcome for our Indigenous students. This feast provides an opportunity from our four Nations on Vancouver Island (Kwakwaka'wakw, Nuu chah nulth, Coast Salish, and Metis) to provide a traditional welcome.

Schedule for the Day

10:00-10:45am                   Nuu chah nulth Protocol

11:00 – 11:45am                Kwakwaka’wakw Protocol (and at lunch)