Indigenous Peoples follow oral traditions. To support the advancement of Indigenous education at JIBC, the Office of Indigenization works with Elders and other partners to Indigitalize knowledges as one way to pass on teachings.

ELDER WELCOME AND LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT

On behalf of the Elders-In-Residence Program and the Office of Indigenization, Elder Phillip Gladue, from the Métis Nation, welcomes you to your studies at JIBC!

SWEETGRASS TEACHINGS WITH ELDER PHILLIP GLADUE, MÉTIS NATION

This past summer season, Resident Elder Phillip Gladue led ceremony to harvest sweetgrass grown in JIBC’s Indigenous Garden at its New Westminster campus, situated on Coast Salish Territories, and shares teachings of this sacred traditional medicine.

INTRODUCTION TO JIBC'S INDIGENOUS GARDEN

The Office of Indigenization presents an Introduction to JIBC's Indigenous Garden on Coast Salish Territories with Mike Lascelle.

Four Seasons Teachings: Summer Cycle

The Office of Indigenization and Elders-in-Residence Program presents Four Seasons Teachings: Summer Cycle with Elder Phillip Gladue, Métis Nation, and Elder Betty Gladue,  Saulteau Cree First Nation.

 

Tobacco Teachings with Elder Phillip Gladue, Métis Nation

Tobacco is grown and harvested as a sacred medicine and for ceremonial purposes. This spring and summer season, the Office of Indigenization staff, under the guidance of Métis Elder, Phillip Gladue, grew a crop of tobacco in at the New Westminster campus, situated on Coast Salish Territories. In this video, Elder Phil leads the tobacco harvesting ceremony, sharing protocol and tobacco teachings from his perspective.

Êkîskwâyât Mental State Wellness

Êkîskwâyât Mental State Wellness Morning with Elder Phillip Gladue & Dr Michel Tarko Bell Lets Talk 2021

This presentation is a collaboration between Resident Elder Phillip Gladue, Métis Nation, and JIBC President & CEO, Dr. Michel Tarko, Métis Nation, and was facilitated by Jason La Rochelle, Haida Nation, Director of the Office of Indigenization. This one-hour presentation creates space for Elder Phillip Gladue and Dr. Tarko to share their perspectives about mental wellness.

We respectfully acknowledge the Justice Institute of British Columbia's New Westminster campus is located on the unceded traditional territories of the Qayqayt, Musqueam and Central Coast Salish Peoples.