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University of Lethbridge adopts Iniskim Governance Process – UNews

Developed under the guidance of Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc (BA) ’72, LLD ’04) and the Elders in Residence, the Iniskim Governance Process outlines how ULethbridge will meet the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action. The process was approved by the ULethbridge Board of Governors on Thursday, April 14, 2022.

Indigenization is a priority at ULethbridge and the governance process aligns with the strategy to support Indigenous students, staff, faculty and community members at the University.

Indigenization, in the context of ULethbridge, refers to the inclusion of Indigenous worldviews and perspectives in University programming, supports and activities through consultation and engagement with Indigenous peoples and communities. It means the University respects and includes all Indigenous — First Nation, Métis and Inuit — cultures, traditions and ways of knowing, while recognizing ULethbridge is located in Blackfoot Territory.

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