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Ceremonial Fire – June 23

Ceremonial Fire – June 23

LOCATION: xʷc̓ ic̓ əsəm Garden, 3461 Ross Drive (Follow the signs at main gate) NEXT FIRE: June 23 from 10am to 2pm These Fires are drop in, and open to all IBPOC, 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 […]

#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 […]