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Everyone is Welcome!

Everyone is Welcome!

Visit us for research help, to see our  collections, or to find a place to study. At Xwi7xwa Library everyone is welcome!

Xwi7xwa Spotlight Series

Xwi7xwa Spotlight Series

  Xwi7xwa Library is excited to announce our new Spotlight Series featuring select titles from our collection. New Materials at Xwi7xwa Every book in the Spotlight Series is new to our Library! Although you can find new books in the UBC catalogue, you won’t see a call number for them. For the time being new […]

NEW Aboriginal Treaties Research Guide

NEW Aboriginal Treaties Research Guide

Xwi7xwa Library’s newest research guide focuses on Aboriginal Treaties. This guide will assist in research regarding: Historic & Numbered Treaties Specific Claims Modern/Comprehensive Claims Maps of Treaties Metis Settlements Citing Treaties Learn more about this guide, additional Xwi7xwa research guides, and other UBC guides. For additional research assistance email: xwi7xwa.library@ubc.ca or karleen.delaurier-lyle@ubc.ca

Orange Shirt Day Display

In Honour of Orange Shirt Day

In honour of Orange Shirt Day on September 30, Xwi7xwa Library is highlighting materials in our collection with related themes: the residential school experience, healing journeys of the survivors and their families, and the ongoing process of reconciliation. Our materials on these topics include a range of formats (books, DVDs, government reports, graphic novels, and […]

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Happy Pride from Xwi7xwa Library!

At Xwi7xwa, we are proud of our growing collection of materials that celebrate the two-spirit, queer, and trans members of our communities. Our collection contains a range of genres and formats (including novels, memoirs, poetry, graphic novels, DVDs, and academic works) centering Indigenous perspectives on gender and sexuality. More and more of this material is […]

Culture at the Centre exhibition

Culture at the Centre exhibition

Culture at the Centre is new exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology that insight into the “important work Indigenous-run cultural centres and museums in British Columbia are doing to honour and support their culture, history and language. Five centres are showcased, representing six communities: Musqueam Cultural Education Centre (Musqueam), Squamish-Lil’wat Cultural Centre (Squamish, Lil’wat), Heiltsuk […]