Len Pierre


Len is a Coast Salish Consultant, public speaker, educator, & cultural practitioner from Katzie First Nation located in the lower mainland of colonial British Columbia, Canada. With a background in adult education and cultural knowledge systems, Len aims to decolonize and transform corporate systems, approaches, policies, and curriculum content in any professional discipline. In a time of Truth & Reconciliation, Len believes that the need to bridge the Indigenous and non-Indigenous realities has never been greater. With a focus on re-centering Indigenous knowledge and values, he provides educational lectures, workshops and consultation services to any willing service provider.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Cultural Safety for Educators Part One

    • Welcome to the Course

    • 1. Course Overview

    • 2. The Basis for Cultural Safety in Education

    • 3. Impact of Colonialism on Teaching and Learning

    • 4. Impact on Teaching and Learning

    • 5. Impact on Students Today

    • 6. Pause and Reflect - Assignment One Instructions

    • 7. Reflective Journal Exercise

  • 2

    Cultural Safety for Educators Part Two

    • 8. Informed Practice (ITRIP)

    • 9. Indigenous Resilience

    • 10. Toward Decolonial Approaches

    • 11. Cultural Safety Strategies: Seven Caring Teachings

    • 12. Seven Caring Teachings Continued

    • 13 . Closing Assignment

    • 14. Complete and Upload Your Assignment

    • 15. Glossary of Terms

    • 16. Download the Glossary of Terms

    • 17. Online Resources

    • 18. Len's Closing Message