|Submission Date||Aug. 20, 2011|
University of Northern British Columbia
Tier2-2: Employee Training Opportunities
Green University Project Manager
Office of the Provost
Does the institution make cultural competence trainings and activities available to all employees?:
A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:
The UNBC First Nations Centre offers a resource library of First Nations works and also hosts regular events steeped in aboriginal culture and tradition. The Visiting Elders Program as well as weekly Talking Circles offers a tangible link to First Nations tradition, identity and history. Furthermore, the Centre regularly holds different workshops, such as moccasin-making, button blankets and drum-making. Regular potlucks present the opportunity for socializing and friendship amidst a variety of traditional and contemporary foods.
The website URL where information about the trainings and activities are available:
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