Centre for Indigenous Fisheries
At the Centre for Indigenous Fisheries, located in UBC’s Institute for Oceans and Fisheries, we are committed to research, teaching, and service that places community needs and interests at the heart of all that we do. Here, we are building a community of Indigenous scholars and allies that engage in community-based research through which we will train a diverse student population in the fundamentals of aquatic science via experiential learning and practice in traditional territories. We believe that the scale and scope of the contemporary biodiversity and fisheries crises require us to employ the best tools and understandings at our disposal. We intend rising to this challenge by bringing together Indigenous and Western scientific approaches and framings equitably and ethically through, for example, the practice of Etuaptmumk (Two-Eyed Seeing, or the gift of multiple perspectives).