Indigenous Perspectives Society: Centre of Excellence in Community Education (IPS) offers a 3-hour Understanding History workshop, as one of our Cultural Perspectives courses. This training shares Indigenous cultural perspectives and promotes allyship. In this workshop, participants are provided with an overview of the history of colonization in Canada, from first contact, to the historic and ongoing impacts of Residential Schools on the lives of Indigenous peoples.
- Develop a clear understanding of Residential School history
- Understand the continued impacts of colonization when working with Indigenous children, youth, and families
- Understand the inter-generational impacts from the loss of traditional culture experienced by Indigenous peoples
- Identify social location, decolonization, and the role of the Indigenous ally
Indigenous Perspectives Society delivers training throughout British Columbia and across Canada. This training is provided to the public and is also offered privately, to interested groups of 10 or more participants. Public trainings are as advertised on the website and can be registered for online at any time. Please visit our Registration Page for more information.
If you are interested in a privately contracted delivery of any of our trainings, please contact Nicole Geary: Nicoleg@ipsociety.ca to inquire about our availability to deliver your desired training, your timeline as to when you would like the training and with any specific customization requests. IPS requires at least one month after contract signing for course preparation.
*Payments to IPS can be made by cheque, EFT, money order or by credit card online via PayPal. Tuition receipts are available on request. Please review our Refund Policy.