Sept. 30 is Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
- Learn more about this day via the resources at the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (https://irshdc.ubc.ca/orangeshirtday/).
- Watch the short video below about Truth & Reconciliation.
- Consider how you can contribute to Reconciliation. For some ideas, listen to Calling DIBS Episode 26 with Stephanie Papik, details below.
Calling DIBS Episode 26: “Be the Hummingbird & Other Indigenous Strategies for Behaviour Change” with Stephanie Papik, Director of Strategic Integration of Indigenous Knowledge, Cultural Safety and Humility in Strategic Partnerships at Emergency Management BC.
(38 minutes; posted May 26, 2021)
In her work and life, Stephanie bridges Indigenous and settler approaches to behaviour change. Stephanie describes some of the similarities between Indigenous ways of knowing and Behavioural Insights. She also describes some of the behavioural practices she uses in her role at Emergency Management BC. Lastly, Stephanie shares ways that we can all use Behavioural Insights to contribute to Reconciliation, which, like many of our most pressing societal challenges, has many behavioural components.