REVOLUTION Programming Update: Teara Fraser on "Exploring Reconciliation Through Arts and Culture"

REVOLUTION: Engaging Human Creativity

Over the weeks leading up to the Alliance's 2017 annual conference, REVOLUTION: Engaging Human Creativity, we'll be sharing some of the exciting programming and engaging speakers conference attendees have to look forward to at Orpheum Annex and VSO School of Music's Pyatt Hall in Vancouver on Thursday, June 8.

Today, we spotlight Teara Fraser of The Raven Institute, who will deliver a workshop entitled "Exploring Reconciliation through Arts and Culture." See below for more information on the workshop and Teara below, and stay tuned for more information on REVOLUTION, including registration information!


Exploring Reconciliation through Arts and Culture

Our time together will begin with an acknowledgment of the traditional territory, learning what it is and why it is important. We will journey together through a brief overview of our shared history and explore how this continues to influence the wellness of our families and communities.

With the energy and wisdom in the room, we’ll co-create a safe space to have meaningful conversations on the relationship between arts and culture and reconciliation. This engaging workshop is rooted in Indigenous ways of knowing and being – leaving you with teachings, reflections, inspiration to know more and do more, and the opportunity to contribute to a leading edge conversation in the spirit of reconciliation.


About Teara Fraser

In 2002, Teara launched her aviation career as a commercial pilot. In 2010, she started her first business, KÎSIK Aerial Survey Inc., which provides aerial photography acquisition services. She built this business from the ground up and sold it in 2016.

A deep commitment to leadership and safety inspired her to establish the Aviation Leadership Foundation in 2008. Teara also served as director, executive director and strategic advisor for the British Columbia Aviation Council (BCAC).

Teara holds a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University and she is a certified executive coach. She is a certified negotiator and certified in the delivery of many leadership development tools and assessments. Teara is studying Aboriginal Focusing-Oriented Therapy and Complex Trauma certificate at JIBC.

As owner of the Raven Institute, she hosts a gathering space to connect hearts, minds and hands - rooted in indigenous ways of knowing and being, contributing to the development of humans, organizational systems, and community.

Teara is a member of the Métis Nation of Northwest Territories.

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