Research, facilitation, and curriculum development
I’ve been working for a decade researching, developing, and delivering programs and workshops. I started out doing this with the Native Centre at the University of Calgary where I developed a leadership skills program for Indigenous youth in Treaty 7 and Treaty 8 Territories.
University of Victoria Pride Retreat
We were contracted to provide a workshop on intersectionality, anti-oppression, and consent within the queer community: Strengthening our Anti-Oppressive Lens for LGBTQ2S Community (2014/15).
The Decolonial Triangle
This workshop is designed for non-Indigenous people who want to work in a more accountable way with Indigenous communities. It covers social, political and colonial histories of Canada to present day impacts: The Colonial Triangle: Understanding Colonization Impacts on non-Indigenous Peoples.
Supporting Survivors of Gender Based and Sexual Violence
Different strategies and methods to hearing disclosures, supporting community members, providing referrals, and developing self-care practices.
Making Space for People that Cause Harm
Developed for men, but works for people of all genders. This workshop asks and answers questions about working with community members that cause harm, especially when working with people across gender and racial differences.
Trauma-informed Practices for Working with Survivors of Sexual Assault
This workshop was originally developed for University of Victoria Law students where I was hired by the Feminist Law Society at UVic. This is best suited for a series of engagements.
Tsartlip First Nation & Wet’suwet’en First Nation
Community feast, working with master carver Charles Elliott, held at Tsartlip First Nation community tribal school to facilitate relationship building and knowledge sharing: S,TWO,: NEW IDEAS NEW BEGINNINGS (community-building event).
Victoria Youth Correctional Facility
A series of workshops around colonization, Indigenous empowerment, mental health and wellness: History of Spirits and Nations (youth workshops).
Anti-oppression workshop for activist communities: Anti-Oppression Training (Youth and Climate Change Conference).
Cracks in the Concrete
Panel discussion by women working on decolonization through our lived experiences:Understanding Colonization through our Lived Experience (VIPIRG conference).
Embracing Shades of Action
A workshop for girls and young women developing consent skills through harvest and land based practices: Strengthening Young Women through Cultural Resurgence