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Measuring Reconciliation in Saskatchewan
Posted in Indigenous
Jan 13, 2020
For the past two years, Two Bridges Consulting has been collaborating with the Office of the Treaty Commissioner and numerous community groups to form a common vision for reconciliation in Saskatchewan.
A presentation by Micheal Heimlick (Two Bridges Consulting) and Rhett Sangster (Office of the Treaty Commissioner). Part of the Applied Social Psychology Seminar Series.
Monday, Jan. 13
159 Thorvaldson Building, 110 Science Pl.
Free and open to the public
For the past two years, Two Bridges Consulting has been collaborating with the Office of the Treaty Commissioner and numerous community groups to form a common vision for reconciliation in Saskatchewan, as well as a strategy for identifying and measuring indicators of progress toward reconciliation. Micheal Heimlick and Rhett Sangster will present on this work, including overviews of the various data collection methods used to establish a baseline of reconciliation work in Saskatchewan. They will also outline how the vision and measurement work can serve to promote learning and accountability on truth and reconciliation in Saskatchewan.
USask professor’s book shortlisted for Canadian History Prize
Posted on 2020-04-07
Assembling Unity: Indigenous Politics, Gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, by Dr. Sarah Nickel (PhD), has been shortlisted for the 2020 Canadian Historical Association Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History Prize
New USask program helps Indigenous students increase employability after graduation
Posted on 2020-04-02
The Indigenous Student Employment Readiness Program (ISERP) launched in the winter 2020 academic term
USask awarded $5 million to lead new CIHR Indigenous health research networks to address health disparities
Posted on 2020-04-01
A new $100.8-million, 16-year national program—Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR)—represents the largest-ever single investment in Indigenous health research in Canadian history
‘We are all responsible for learning our collective history’: Art projects at USask encourage understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people
Posted on 2020-03-30
Members of the university community and the wider public have engaged with artists on campus through USask’s Indigenous Artist-in-Residence program
New coordinator excited to grow, strengthen wîcêhtowin Theatre Program
Posted on 2020-03-02
Deneh’Cho Thompson took on the coordinator role in January 2020 and is also serving as an assistant professor in the Department of Drama
Indigenous parents fear bias, unfair treatment in K-12 school system, new study shows
Posted on 2020-02-20
Participants expressed concerns about the potential for overreporting of Indigenous families to Child Family Services by teachers