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Waterfall Revitalization Project

The waterfall outside Xwi7xwa was original Chief Simon Baker’s idea and has been a part of the Longhouse since its creation, serving as a reminder that “water is the most important thing in our lives.” [i] After 24 years, some elements of this feature were in need of repair and we are excited to announce […]

Our loan periods are changing

We’re happy to announce that, starting this September, many of our loan periods are changing. Graduate loans now span an eight week period on standard items, while faculty borrowing from Xwi7xwa will be able to check out standard materials for the entire winter term through to April.

New selective languages bibliography for BC Breath of Life

Welcome to all the participants at Breath of Life! As part of the upcoming the BC Breath of Life Archival Institute for First Nations Languages, Xwi7xwa Library has produced a selective languages bibliography for participants and language researchers. The week-long institute, which runs from May 14 – 20, is hosted by the First Nations and Endangered […]

Dr. Daniel Heath Justice wins UBC Killam Research Prize

Xwi7xwa congratulates Dr. Daniel Heath Justice for being awarded the UBC Killam Research Prize. For more information, please see the award announcement.