Wampum Learning Lodge: Grand Opening

Image from Western News Nov 7, 2022

CRHESI offers best wishes to the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at Western University on their grand opening of the Wampum Learning Lodge. We look forward to engaging in collaborative learning, creating partnerships for change and mobilizing knowledge.

In the words of Christy Bressette, vice-provost and associate vice-president (Indigenous Initiatives), “The Indigenous initiatives team looks forward to welcoming you and together building a better future, founded on mutual respect, harmony and learning.” (quote from Western News, Nov. 7, 2022)

Community members are invited to visit the new space Thursday Nov 10. Please see details and register by clicking this link.

Upcoming: The Wampum Learning Lodge at Western will host the seventh annual Building Reconciliation Forum in June 2023 with the theme ‘Education for Reconciliation: Rebuilding Stronger and with Intentionality.’

Citing Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers

Photo by Caroline Grondin on Unsplash

Recently, I asked our colleagues at the Indigenous Health Lab at Western University how to cite Indigenous Elders and Knowlege Keepers in scholarly work and reports. They pointed me to this publication as their guide and recommendation:

More Than Personal Communication
Templates For Citing Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers

To cite this work: MacLeod, Lorisia. 2021. “More Than Personal Communication: Templates For Citing Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers”. KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies 5 (1). https://doi.org/10.18357/kula.135

Thank you Dr. Chantelle Richmond, Director and Katie Big-Canoe, Program Coordinator at www.indigenoushealthlab.uwo.ca