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From the first meal harvested, cooked, and shared in the summer of 2010, the Feast Bowl has been guided by the concept of food as medicine. The community meal incorporates traditional indigenous foods, which are important for healthy eating and disease prevention.
xʷc̓ic̓əsəm: The Indigenous Health Research and Education Garden at UBC Farm received a traditional name from Musqueam Indian Band. The menaing of the name is “The Place where things grow”. UBC’s Point Grey Campus is located on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Musqueam people. These lands have always been a place of learning for […]
Sharing our Wisdom: A Holistic Aboriginal Health Initiative was developed by community to engage Aboriginal participants in learning about traditional healing practices, to facilitate a healthier life for participants, and to work towards the prevention of risk factors for health issues.
The Medicine Collective is a a group of Indigenous Elders and Knowledge-Keepers sharing traditional teachings and supporting workshops to reconnect and restore our relationships to lands and peoples that live on Turtle Island.
The UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems has partnered with the Ustlahn’s Social Society, Squamish First Nation, to offer a Community-Based Experiential Learning field course. In this course, students work with Aboriginal people through a community-centered experience.