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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!

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 – May 19

Ceremonial Fire – May 19

LOCATION: xʷc̓ ic̓ əsəm Garden, 3461 Ross Drive (Follow the signs at main gate) NEXT FIRE: May 19 from 10am to 2pm These Fires are drop in, and open to all Indigenous students, staff, faculty, and community members. Fire offerings, local elder support, tea and bannock provided. Also, if you are able, and would like to volunteer to help set […]

#HonouringIndigenousWriters Festival March 2022

#HonouringIndigenousWriters Festival March 2022

In December 2015 Daniel Heath Justice began a Twitter campaign to share the names of Indigenous writers. The reason for his efforts was to: “…push back against the frequent assumptions that our literary history is any less complex, robust, or diverse than that of other peoples (Daniel Heath Justice, Why Indigenous Literatures Matter?) In solidarity […]

Women’s Memorial March

Women’s Memorial March

On behalf of Xwi7xwa Library our student librarian, Justina Bruns, writes on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit people (MMIWG2S) movements and resources. This blog brings attention explicitly to the MMIWG2S living in the Downtown Eastside and the 31ts Annual Women’s Memorial March. For generations, we stand as Indigenous women, girls, and Two-Spirit people […]