Denise’s Blog

Gathering Our Medicine with Denise Findlay

In the following video, the UBC Learning Circle welcomes Denise to share her latest work on Gathering Our Medicine. Developed in collaboration with indigenous communities, the Gathering Our Medicine program for caregivers

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Now I Become Myself

  Now I become myself. It’s takenTime, many years and places;I have been dissolved and shaken,Worn other people’s faces,Run madly, as if Time were there,Terribly old, crying a warning,“Hurry, you

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Grappling

Grappling is a fitting term to describe a process so necessary to the kind of learning that I’m interested in not only for myself but for others. When I think

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The Ethic of Care

According to Nel Noddings, care must be reciprocal. The cared for must be able to receive our care in order for the circle to be complete. The intention to care

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The Pursuit of Knowledge

The pursuit of knowledge in and of itself has, in traditional contexts,  been considered a contemplative practice aimed at becoming fully human. One my professors, Charles Scott, said something to

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