Wednesday, October 16, 2019


 Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education MOOC from Oct 15 - Nov 19 

Reconciliation through Indigenous Education MOOC is a 6-week non-credit online course that helps envision how Indigenous histories, perspectives, worldviews, and approaches to learning can be made part of the classroom, organizations, communities, and everyday experiences that are thoughtful and respectful. In this course, reconciliation emphasizes changing institutional structures, practices, and policies, as well as personal and professional ideologies to create environments that are committed to strengthening our relationships with Indigenous peoples.

Register here. 

Film Screening

Revisiting Indigenous Articulations: a film screening and discussion with Anita Chang - Nov 22, 2019 6:30-8:30PM at SFU Habour Centre 

"What is at stake in generating and representing Indigenous articulations in Asia and the Pacific? ... This film represents in at-times unexpected ways efforts at Indigenous language revitalization, responses to settler colonial education policies, and the impact of extreme climate variability on Indigenous communities." 

Join filmmaker, educator, and writer Anita Chang for a screening and discussion on Tongues of Heaven, a collaboratively directed experimental documentary film that brings together the work of four Indigenous female filmmakers: An-Chi Chen and Shin-Lan You from Taiwan and Leivallyn Kainoa Kaupu and Monica Hau'oli Waiau from Hawai'i.

Register here

Exhibition at Bill Reid Gallery

 Royal Portrait Exhibition at the Bill Reid Gallery 

Royal Portrait exhibition is happening from October 2, 2019 - January 19, 2020 at the Bill Reid Gallery. The exhibition is featuring a collection of carvings, jewelry, and portraits by Morgan Asoyuf honouring the Indigenous matriarchs in her life.

"Royal Portraits highlights the true meaning of royalty for Indigenous peoples which is linked to how well we take care of others and the environment." -- Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

For further details and to buy tickets. 


Using maps as a weapon to resist extractive industries on Indigenous territories 

MappingBack, a project created by a collective of Indigenous and non-Indigenous activists, researchers, communities and cartographers is an online space where Indigenous communities and allies can share their experiences and expertise related to mapping and resource conflicts. It is used to show Indigenous perspectives and relationships with the land.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Truth and Reconciliation Webinar

It is critical to understand how to facilitate and engage in meaningful conversations about Truth and Reconciliation within the classroom setting in order to respond to the Calls to Action. Nelson has recognized this need by designing a K-12 webinar series. Learn about practical strategies you can take towards building a reconciliation relationship in your school from award-winning leading Indigenous educator, Dr. Pamela Rose Toulouse, a proud Anishinabek woman originally from the Sagamok First Nation.

Register for this webinar series and join other K-12 educators along this important journey on Wednesday, September 25 beginning at 6:30 pm EST.

Truth & Reconciliation: Beginning the Journey

  • What is Truth and Reconciliation?
  • What is it not?
  • How can Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples work towards healing and building communities of difference?
  • Why is Truth and Reconciliation critical to conversations in the classroom today?

Grouse Mountain Field Trip Opportunities

Jumpstart Your 2019/20 School Year with Outdoor Education

Fall days are made for outdoor adventures!

Bring your students for an unforgettable field trip at Grouse Mountain, and explore the wonders of our local wildlife, history, ecology, and more. Our specially designed guided programs complement the BC curriculum and provide students with fun hands-on learning.

Fall field trip activities are a hit with students of all ages: 
  • Bears of North America: Learn about the bears of North America, and visit the Grizzly bear habitat before Grinder & Coola begin their winter hibernation. 
  • hiwus Cultural Program: Step into the authentic Pacific Northwest Longhouse and take a journey with a Squamish First Nation Elder to discover the traditional way of life of coastal First Nations people. 
  • Teen Team Building: Experience a unique day of experiential training and development activities, teamwork, and leadership exercises in a spectacular outdoor learning environment. 
  • Mountain Ropes Adventure™ course (New): Add-on a visit to the Mountain’s latest activity featuring an aerial ropes course with a special kids zone. 
  • And many more! 

BC Field Trips Fair

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Take learning on the road with BC Field Trips

Join us!

17th Annual Field Trip Fair for Teachers

Hosted by
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver Civic Theatres
601 Smithe St., Vancouver

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (arrive when you can)

If you have already registered, please share this email with your colleagues.
- Preview programs from more than 50 field trip sites
- Win one of 50+ free field trips for your class
- Draws to support your field trips
- Door prizes
- Explore the magnificent Orpheum Theatre
- Refreshments - adults only due to liquor licensing. 

Getting to the Fair

Please enter at 601 Smithe St.

Public Transportation
The Orpheum Theatre is a short walk from Skytrain’s Canada Line (City Centre). Use the Translink Trip Planner to plan your trip.

Parking is available around the Orpheum Theatre. Find your best parking option here.
Learning is more fun with a friend - please share this email with colleagues.
Registration for teachers is FREE but required. This is an adult only event due to liquor licensing. Please do not bring minors. Please drink responsibly at this professional development event.

About Us

We are four volunteers who strongly believe that field trips provide unique and significant learning opportunities and that by providing our services we can promote field trip opportunities and help teachers utilize a variety of community-based informal learning resources.  More about us.
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