Collection Spotlight: A Children’s Booklist for Orange Shirt Day

Collection Spotlight: A Children’s Booklist for Orange Shirt Day

Between the late 1800s and 1996, more than 150, 000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit children attended Indian Residential Schools. Orange Shirt Day, September 30th, was inspired by the story of Survivor Phyllis Webstad and honours the experiences of all children impacted by the Residential Schools. On September 30th join X̱wi7x̱wa Library in the conversation […]

Say Goodbye to Daily Overdue Fines!

Say Goodbye to Daily Overdue Fines!

Starting September 15 2020, UBC Library is eliminating daily overdue fines on books, journals and audio-visual (AV) materials for all library users. Here are some other important points about the Library’s update on overdue fines: Overdue fines for Course Reserve loans, Interlibrary loans and electronics will still apply when physical borrowing resumes. Fines for overdue recalled […]

Connections Between Land, Place, People and Culture: 15 Streaming Videos

Connections Between Land, Place, People and Culture: 15 Streaming Videos

Relationship to the land and traditional territory is often intertwined with government, activism, storytelling, spirituality, art, ceremony, traditional knowledge and other Indigenous cultural expressions. Here are 15 streaming videos that explore the connections between land, place and Indigeneity. Watch these streaming videos any time on McIntyre Media through UBC Library’s catalogue. Visit X̱wi7x̱wa Library’s Indigenous […]

5 Two-Spirit And LGBTQIA+ Focused Streaming  Videos

5 Two-Spirit And LGBTQIA+ Focused Streaming Videos

Have you streamed a documentary or film through UBC Library’s McIntyre Media subscription before? There are almost 200 videos that are Indigenous focused or produced on a variety of topics like art, language, education, and land use issues. Plus more! Below, we’ve rounded up 5 titles that are about two-spirit and LGBTQIA+ issues or created […]