News

Our loan periods have changed

We’re happy to announce that, starting this September, many of our loan periods have changed. 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.  

French language Aboriginal curriculum resources

This growing French language collection is one of the newest editions to Xwi7xwa Library. These resources are meant to support educators and students with integrating Aboriginal ways of knowing and learning within the mandate of the new BC curriculum. In its present state, the majority of the titles in this section are geared towards children […]

Kent Monkman in the Collection

The multi-disciplinary Cree artist Kent Monkman is well represented in the Xwi7xwa collection with the entirety of his video work: a collection of short films that span the past two decades and multiple film genres. Highlights of the video collection include Monkman’s debut, “A Nation is Coming,” and “A Taxonomy of the European Male,” which […]