Indigenous Housing

How can we best meet the needs of our Indigenous residents, and support Indigenous housing providers? What are the opportunities for partnering with Indigenous organizations to create innovative housing solutions? Explore these topics and many more in sessions throughout the conference, and join keynote speaker Eddy Robinson for a thought-provoking discussion of the meaning of reconciliation, and what it means for housing providers in their day-to-day work. The Indigenous Caucus on Monday, November 19 digs deeper into the challenges and success stories in Indigenous housing.

Look for these Indigenous housing related sessions:
S21 Introduction to Indigenous Consultation and Engagement
S29 Building Indigenous Relationships Without the ASK
M01 Thought Leaders’ Dialogue: Reconciliation in Housing
M17 Indigenous Caucus
T05 Indigenous Housing Partnerships
T10 Creating Safer Spaces in Non-Indigenous Organizations
T19 Reconciliation, Reclamation and Indigenous Housing
T31 Housing & Indigenous Youth Aging Out of Provincial Care

Housing Central welcomes Dr. Gwendolyn Point on Monday, November 19 for the traditional welcome for all delegates during the morning plenary, and the welcoming and opening prayer for the Thought Leaders’ Dialogue morning session and the Indigenous Caucus afternoon session. A member of the Skowkale First Nation, Point has dedicated her career to creating opportunities for students to learn and grow, particularly for Aboriginal students through leading and mentoring those in pursuit of higher education. Point is the former chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley and has taught at the elementary, secondary and post-secondary levels, and has served in leadership and administration roles in Indigenous education.



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