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!

September 30 Closure

September 30 Closure

Our services will be closed on September 30th to honour #OrangeShirtDay. On this day we will be supporting our families, friends, communities, and one another. Our team will be participating in the Intergenerational March to Commemorate Orange Shirt Day from 11:45 AM – 2:00 PM; we encourage you to join us. See: https://bit.ly/3kyn9dr We will also […]

Branch Updates

Branch Updates

October 23, 2021 Access Xwi7xwa Resources during closure: Looking for access to our print collections? Although we are closed during construction you can still order our resources from our branch using the Document Delivery system. Contact: xwi7xwa.library@ubc.ca The steps below can show you how to place an order, and items can be picked up at 1985 […]

We’re Hiring for Student Positions!

We’re Hiring for Student Positions!

Are you a student at the UBC School of Information? We’re hiring for the following positions (10 hrs/wk): ID : 889979   Indigenous Public Services Student Librarian ID : 889981   Indigenous Technical Services Student Librarian ID : 889974   Xwi7xwa Archives Curation & Digitization Assistant Process to access the Job Descriptions (JD) and apply: Start here, please read the important […]

A Conversation with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer

A Conversation with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer

UBC Library presents, in partnership with UBC Forestry and the Simon K. Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre, a conversation with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer on Friday, January 29 (1:00 -2:30 p.m. PST). The acclaimed author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants will be joined by moderators, Dr. […]

Rattle making Workshop with LadyBear

Rattle making Workshop with LadyBear

Online workshop for UBC Indigenous Students, Staff, Faculty & Community members. Registration full & closed.  Updates The first workshop has been rescheduled for March 5 & 12 due to unforeseen circumstances; we apologize for any scheduling conflicts and thank participants for their patience! Should you have any questions or need to cancel please contact: Tamis.cochrane@ubc.ca […]

Using Xwi7xwa Library’s Research Guides

Using Xwi7xwa Library’s Research Guides

Register here! Join us January 19, 2021 from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Xwi7xwa Library’s Research Guides  are a collection of resources gathered to support common questions we receive from patrons. Patterned patron curiosity informs what topics Xwi7xwa’s guides cover but they must also speak to an individual’s relationship to the topic, therefore the scope of perspectives the guides […]

Critical Indigenous Literacy Kits for Children’s Picture Books

Critical Indigenous Literacy Kits for Children’s Picture Books

Xwi7xwa Library is pleased to present our Critical Indigenous Literacy kits for children’s picture books. You can find our kits online by visiting the Critical Indigenous Literacy tab here. Critical literacy requires us to go beyond what we read on the page and to consider the larger narrative in which a text is situated, asking questions […]

Wishing all of you a Happy Holiday season!

Wishing all of you a Happy Holiday season!

Dear friends and colleagues,​   2020 has been a year like no other.  It has encouraged us all to reimagine how we work and get creative and collaborative.  During this year we have seen the arrival of two new Indigenous librarians to the Xwi7xwa team.  Kayla Lar-Son has joined us from Treaty 6 territory and Karleen Delaurier-Lyle’s position has been […]