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Possible changes to Library and Archives Canada locations in Burnaby and Halifax

LAC Burnaby Closure 2015

Job Posting: Access Services Assistant – Xwi7xwa Library

Job Posting: Xwi7xwa Library Access Services Assistant Xwi7xwa, the Aboriginal branch of the UBC Library, is recruiting an Access Services Assistant – fulltime ongoing.  As the initial point of contact for Xwi7xwa Library patrons, the position oversees daily operations including circulation, borrower services, the operation of the building, and provides project support, moderately complex reference […]

The Future Now: Canada’s Libraries, Archives, and Public Memory

This report by the Royal Society of Canada in addressing the future of Canada’s libraries, is relevant to the relationship between libraries and Indigenous memory, as well as reconciliation work in cultural agencies. The full report can be read online. Demers, Patricia (chair), Guylaine Beaudry, Pamela Bjornson, Michael Carroll, Carol Couture, Charlotte Gray, Judith Hare, Ernie […]

Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium: Call for Proposals

The 13th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium is seeking submissions for both Poster Sessions and Oral Research Presentations. The theme of the symposium is “Hands Back, Hands Forward: Indigenizing the Academy Through Relationships” The symposium is scheduled for Saturday, March 7th, 2015, at Simon Fraser University, Harbour Center. Submission deadline is January 19th, 2015, at […]

Call for Proposals – New Book: Celebrating K-12 Aboriginal Education in BC

Progress is being made to include more Aboriginal content, perspectives, and approaches in public, independent, and First Nation kindergarten to grade 12 schools throughout British Columbia. Aboriginal education curriculum, pedagogy, and policy addresses the call to make schools and education more meaningful for all Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal learners, a recommendation made in major provincial and […]