Annual updates

Summer 2012 Update

Summer 2012 Update

Xwi7xwa Summer Update 2011

Summer updates. 2011 Summer Update

June 2009 Update

X̱wi7x̱wa Library Update – June 2009

June 2008 Update

Xwi7xwa Library Update – June 2008

April 2008 Update

Indian Education Newsletter 1970-1977 Online

June 2007 Update

X̱wi7x̱wa Library Update – June 2007

2005 Update

X̱wi7x̱wa Library becomes a new branch of the UBC Library through The 2005 Agreement between the First Nations House of Learning and the UBC Library.

The dream of becoming a branch of the UBC library began shortly after the X̱wi7x̱wa opened its doors in 1993. The Elders and planning committee for the new Longhouse facility envisioned the X̱wi7x̱wa Library as an integral part of the Aboriginal academic services at UBC. Verna Kirkness, FNHL founding Director, and Dan Birch, then VP Academic & Provost put the plan in motion. In concert with Ruth Patrick, University Librarian and Gene Joseph, Librarian Consultant, core funding and the Head position were established as the first step towards branch status. (Read More…)