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Land, Language, & Learning: Living in Good Relations

January 08, 2019
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Attend Dr. Rigney's talk on Wednesday, January 16th 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm.

Event Info

  • Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
  • Date: Wednesday, January 16th
  • Location: UBC First Nations Longhouse, 1985 West Mall

About the event:

This speaker series recognizes the inter-related themes of land, language, and learning as central to Indigenous people’s world view and well-being. Leading international Indigenous scholars will share their education and research approaches concerned with these themes, recognizing that Indigenous knowledges, perspectives, and methodologies that exist within Indigenous communities are fundamental to decolonization, reconciliation, and self-determination processes shaping Indigenous priorities and Indigenous-settler relations.

About The Speaker:

Professor Daryle Rigney
Dr. Rigney, a citizen of the Ngarrindjeri Nation, is Professor in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Science and previous Dean of the Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement at Flinders University. He is a Board Member of the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute and member of the Indigenous Advisory Council, Native Nations Institute, University of Arizona. Daryle’s academic and community work currently focus on developments in Indigenous nation building and governance following colonization. 

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