Policies & Guidelines

Brandon University is committed to respectful engagement with all Indigenous people and communities. To ensure a respectful relationship, our Indigenous Education Senate Sub-Committee has undertaken extensive consultation to develop guidelines and policies for respectful engagement. They will be posted here as we develop them.

Existing guidelines

Respectful engagement with knowledge-keepers and elders

The following guidelines offer faculty, staff, students, and others insight into important considerations for respectfully engaging and working with Indigenous Knowledge Keepers or Elders, while recognizing the distinct histories, experiences, belief systems, and cultural practices of Indigenous peoples and communities.

Kairos Blanket Exercise – Checklist

The Kairos Blanket Exercise (KBE) is a 90-minute experiential activity that aims to foster understanding of the shared history and nation to nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.