Discover how the University of Victoria is helping to lead us into a new era of understanding, of healing, and furthering truth, respect and reconciliation. You are invited to learn more by joining the upcoming virtual In Conversation with UVic Chancellor Shelagh Rogers and Ry Moran. Elder Dr. Barney Williams (LLD), who is Nuu-chah-nulth and a member of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation, will join the conversation. He is a residential school survivor and former member of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Survivors Circle.
Gain understanding on how we can approach knowledge - as both indviduals and a nation - and inspire leadership through dialogue and reflection. With reconciliation driven by a process of listening, what is embraced as our shared history and what should be part of the public record?
Ry Moran is a founding director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba and a member of the Red River Métis. He grew up in Victoria and graduated from UVic in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History. He is UVic’s inaugural Associate University Librarian-Reconciliation and the first ever to hold this position across Canada.
Shelagh Rogers is an award-winning broadcast journalist and UVic’s Chancellor. She was an Honorary Witness to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and is a member of the Métis Nation of Greater Victoria. Her family roots are with the Red River Métis. Rogers is dedicated to supporting important dialogue and reconciliation efforts in Canada from coast to...