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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 X̱wi7x̱wa Library everyone is welcome! June is Indigenous History and Pride month, here are some details you won’t want to miss: UBC Pride Collective is hosting in-person events after two years. Follow our Twitter & Facebook accounts, we’ll […]

Celebrate Metis Week – November 13-19!

Celebrate Metis Week – November 13-19!

From November 13-19 we are celebrating Metis week! We’ve decorated our branch and created a display, come visit our location and learn more. Can’t make it campus? We gave a research guide you can find online: https://guides.library.ubc.ca/metisstudies 

Xwi7xwa Library FNHL Series

Xwi7xwa Library FNHL Series

From October 14 to November 4 Xwi7xwa Library (Karleen Delaurier-Lyle) will be hosting a series of presentations and workshops offered both virtually and in person (FNHL Longhouse Boardroom – 1985 West Mall). October 14 (1-2:30PM): Exploring Resources Does your assignment require peer-reviewed sources but you aren’t sure what that means? Are you unsure of the differences between […]

Science Literacy Week – September 19-25

Science Literacy Week – September 19-25

About Science Literacy Week Led by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Science Literacy Week showcases the many ways kids and families can explore and enjoy the diversity of Canadian science. From September 19 to 25, 2022, libraries, museums, science centres, schools and not-for-profits are coming together to celebrate this year’s […]

Giant Floor Map – Public Access October 6

Giant Floor Map – Public Access October 6

Join us on October 6 from 12:30AM-3:30PM in the Sty-Wet-Tan (Great Hall) in FNHL Longhouse (1985 West Mall) ! Check out our giant Indigenous Peoples Giant Floor Map. The map is accompanied by various resources related to topics such as Language, Treaties, and more! To browse all topics see here: https://cangeoeducation.ca/en/maps/indigenous-peoples-atlas-of-canada/ 

We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

Are you a student looking flexible and fun place to work at Xwi7xwa Library? We are looking to hire students this fall for the following positions:   Cataloguing Assistant Available positions: 2 Description: Xwi7x̱wa Library is seeking iSchool graduate students to undertake cataloguing, collection management, and acquisitions activities and projects relating to the development, organization […]

Supporting the International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Supporting the International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Language is integral to Indigeneity. Language is a transgenerational spiritual bond between the physical, cultural, and social that connects the individual directly to the land and their relations. The way language is used relates directly to the land we live on and our connection to the land or place fosters our sense of self; thus […]

Virtual Drop-In Hours

Virtual Drop-In Hours

From Monday to Friday 11AM – 3PM you can now access us virtually for research support! Join Zoom Meeting Meeting URL: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/66781313244?pwd=VVB1WVJhVU91bjBobkRWVUkyc2lXdz09 Meeting ID: 667 8131 3244 Passcode: 465519

Relation to Research: Traditional Knowledges in Academic Libraries with X̱wi7x̱wa Library

Relation to Research: Traditional Knowledges in Academic Libraries with X̱wi7x̱wa Library

Relation to Research: Traditional Knowledges in Academic Libraries with X̱wi7x̱wa Library Come join us on an informative session as we learn from Kayla and Karleen how to: access materials for Indigenous knowledges so that problematic scholarship is not perpetuated, how to acknowledge self in relation to research, how to utilize knowledges as voices of our […]

Ceremonial Fire – September 30th

Ceremonial Fire – September 30th

LOCATION: xʷc̓ ic̓ əsəm Garden, 3461 Ross Drive (Follow the signs at main gate) NEXT FIRE: September 30, 2022 – 7AM-7PM The fire goes from sunrise to sunset – all are welcome to drop by throughout the day as needed.