Podcasts – Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology

The School of Kinesiology is pleased to provide you with audio recordings featuring top academics from UBC School of Kinesiology and from around the world.

Hear about the most recent research and discoveries in sport science & psychology in our Distinguished Speakers Series, learn about programs and listen to insightful discussions on current issues such as children and independent mobility, sport and reconciliation, and the latest approaches to high performance coaching and technical design.

What is the Truth About Sport And Reconciliation?

The Indigenous Studies Program and the Centre for Sport and Sustainability, in the School of Kinesiology held an event on September 24th that featured Indigenous and settler scholars, activists and recreation providers discussing the role of sport in processes of decolonization, Indigenous self-determination and resurgence.
Professor Moss Norman hosted presenters that included Debra Sparrow, Artist/Cultural Educator, Musqueam Indian Band; Dr. Tricia Logan, Assistant Director of Research and Engagement, IRSHDC; Patrick Lucas, Aboriginal Youth Mountain Bike Program and Tom Eustache, Simpcw First Nation and community collaborator; Dr. Doug Clement, professor emeritus in the School of Kinesiology, winner of the UBC Alumni Achievement Award for Community Service and founder of the Rainforest Trail Run celebrating reconciliation and indigenous culture. The first half of the evening’s formal presentations were recorded.

A digital exhibit of Pride and Camaraderie: Stories of Residential School and Sport, curated by the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre was presented and is available here.