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Indigenous Theology As Intercultural Dialogue

| $25


October 3, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


  • October 3rd – Unpacking the concepts: intercultural, colonization, theology, decolonization, indigeneity, settler/arrivant, dialogue, epistemologies/worldviews
  • October 10th – Unpacking the history: indigenous settler relations in the United Church of Canada, and other faith traditions
  • October 17th –  Decolonizing theology: through dialogue – unpacking white privilege
  • October 24th-  Indigenizing theology: through dialogue – understanding indigenous presence in the church and society.


The Rev. Dr. Carmen Lansdowne is a member of the Heiltsuk First nation born in Alert Bay, BC, and an ordained minister in the United Church of Canada. She holds a BA in History from the University of Victoria, an M.Div and a Th.M from the Vancouver School of Theology (2007, 2011), and a Ph.D from the Graduate Theological Union (2016). Her interests are in indigenous epistemologies, decolonial theory, intercultural theory, critical ethnic studies, and missiology.

She has served on the Executives of the World Council of Churches and of the United Church of Canada.
Carmen was recently the Director of Operations for Ecojustice Canada Society and is now the Executive Director at First United Church Community Ministry Society in Vancouver.