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Indigenous Disability Awareness Month Celebration

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UBC Okanagan

University Centre Ballroom

3272 University Way

Kelowna, British Columbia V1V 1V7

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November is Indigenous Disability Awareness Month

As part of the launch of the Canadian Institute for Inclusion and Citizenship, please join us at this celebratory event recognizing the valuable contributions that Indigenous persons living with disabilities bring to our communities.

Special Guest Madeline Terbasket, Syilx, Ho-Chunk, Anishinaabe Performing Artist

Madeline Terbasket is a Syilx, Ho-Chunk, Anishinaabe performing artist that explores themes of cultural identity and mental health in their work. Madeline began filmmaking as a teenager in their home territory of the Similkameen Valley in the South Okanagan.

This event is proudly co-hosted by the BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society and the Canadian Institute for Inclusion and Citizenship in partnership with Okanagan Nation Alliance, UBCO Aboriginal Programs and Services & UBCO Disability Resource Centre.

This is an accessible event. Please email cic.ubc@ubc.ca or telephone 604-822-5872 with your accommodation needs by November 13.

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

https://transportation.ok.ubc.ca/

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Cindy Chapman by email at cic.ubc@ubc.ca or telephone at 604-822-5872

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. If you RSVP to secure a free ticket on Eventbrite or email your RSVP to cic.ubc@ubc.ca, your name will be added to the registraion list. Please check in when you arrive. Paper tickets are not required.

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UBC Okanagan

University Centre Ballroom

3272 University Way

Kelowna, British Columbia V1V 1V7

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