snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College is committed to Indigenization, reconciliation, and decolonization.
The tools and resources on these pages can get you started learning more about Indigenization, decolonization, and reconciliation. They can help
- departments have meaningful conversations about decolonizing curriculum;
- departments and individuals transform teaching practices to reflect Indigenous ways of knowing and learning; and
- individuals on their journeys toward Indigenization, decolonization, and reconciliation.
- Decolonize curriculum and integrate Indigenous ways of knowing and learning. (2.3)
- Informed by the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, initiate and implement Indigenization strategy. (5.1)
- Maintain and deepen our relations with Musqueam. (5.2)
- Develop and implement strategies to recruit and retain Indigenous students and employees. (5.3)
The Academic Plan 2025 [forthcoming] states that “Our Musqueam partners have been integral to the conversation from the beginning as we travel forward in this work together” (Academic Plan Presentation, PowerPoint, April 2021). Principles of Indigenization are woven into the Academic Plan’s lenses for the next five years: Curiosity, Creativity, and Innovation; Holistic Student Engagement and Support; Transformational Learning Experiences; and Social Responsibility/Community Relationships.