The #Indigenization of higher education is part of reconciliation and a chance for a new relationship. However, it requires that settler educators, researchers, staff, and students of educational institutions “understand what Indigenization really means…[without being] bound by settler expectations of what it should mean”
Contribution by Settler: K. Grant, participant in Settler UX Research, Spring-Summer 2019 (03/25/2019) Due to my work as a researcher and educator (along with my former work with E-Fry)I attended BCSTH40. On October 24, 2018 at the 2018 BC Society of Transition Housing (BCSTH) Annual Training Forum & AGM: Nevertheless
Some of the teachings I am working through today include: 1. do your own healing & then #walk along side others to help them find their resilience (as an approach to trauma and culturally informed counselling but, still has lessons for those looking to work in #allyship )
To complete its unfinished business, the elite would thus have to win the hearts and minds of Indigenous peoples. It would also have to win those of non-Indigenous people, many of whom increasingly saw their interests, and the interests of our living planet, represented in the fundamental change sought by
"At the same time, I see the same sense of nervousness and fear of wanting to do this work right and not cause more harm throughout settler educators and students. I feel this same sentiment myself as I stumble my way down this path. "