Indigenous Rights Reclamation
The School of Social Work is pleased to announce our upcoming Indigenous Speaker Series Event
Please join us as Charlotte (Salla) Sukow, Project Manager for Child and Family Jurisdiction for the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nation and Interim Director of Operations for the Galgapothla (Kwakwala for “to stand together, holding hands”) Society, discusses the process and success of jurisdictional negotiations with federal and provincial governments for child and family services for Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations on northern Vancouver Island, BC.
Everyone is welcome to attend this important event to learn about this necessary and long-sought-after transformation and the strength, resilience and wisdom of Indigenous communities as they reclaim their inherent right to exercise jurisdiction over child and family services.
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Time: 5:30-7:30pm PST This includes time for refreshments.
Location: UBC First Nations Longhouse, Sty-Wet-Tan Great Hall
This event takes place on the unceded, traditional and ancestral territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking xʷməθkʷəy̓əm people.
Please contact Marie Nightbird for more information:
Please RSVP by November 23rd, 2023.