Everyone is Welcome!

Everyone is Welcome!

Visit us for research help, to see our  collections, or to find a place to study. At Xwi7xwa Library everyone is welcome!

Indigenous course content list for Summer 20202!

The list of courses with Indigenous content is now available!   According to the 2020 University of British Columbia Course Calendar and departmental course descriptions, there are 17 courses, from 7 different departments, that have a significant amount of Indigenous content being offered for the Summer 2020 session. To download the course list click here. Xwi7xwa […]

UTown@UBC $1,000 Community Grant, due February 10!

UTown@UBC $1,000 Community Grant, due February 10!

  UTown@UBC hosts programs and services at UBC that support the needs of the campus community. Do you have an idea for a project that would foster community building and connectedness on campus or in the Musqueam community?     APPLY NOW for the UTown@UBC’s $1,000 Community Grant by February 10th! For more information, grant eligibility, […]

Citation Workshops!

Citation Workshops!

Date, time & location: Thu, Jan 23, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Xwi7xwa Library, Seminar Room (Rm 206)   Details: Confused about citing references or just need a refresher? If so, then this free workshop is for you. Xwi7xwa Library is offering Citation Basics Workshop, where participants will learn the fundamentals of formatting in-text citations […]

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day When: Tuesday, January 21, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Where: Rare Books and Special Collections, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre Join a team of librarians, archivists, faculty, and outreach colleagues for a session to explore resources available for the research and teaching of Indigenous studies and history at UBC. Participants will learn […]

X̱wi7x̱wa Library is Hiring!

X̱wi7x̱wa Library is Hiring!

Xwi7xwa is hiring two librarians!  The University of British Columbia Library is one of the largest academic libraries in Canada providing access to a collection of over 7M items. UBC Library has 14 branches and divisions on two campuses (Vancouver and Kelowna), including one off-site hospital library and the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – […]

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day

Indigenous Archival Resources Awareness Day When: Friday, September 20, 1:00-3:30 Where: Rare Books and Special Collections, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre   Join a team of librarians, archivists, faculty and outreach colleagues for a session that looks at resources available for the research and teaching of Indigenous studies and history at UBC. We will look […]

Pride at X̱wi7x̱wa Library

Pride at X̱wi7x̱wa Library

Happy Pride UBC! This year X̱wi7x̱wa Library celebrates pride at your local UBC events, with our Spotlight Series, and featuring our new Two-Spirit research guide! Visit us on September 6th, 2019 at the Fairview Commons (outside the Earth Sciences Building) and explore queer titles in our collection. Queer & 2S Books at Xwi7xwa Library Two-Spirit […]

Winter 2019-2020 Course List

The list of courses with Indigenous content is now available!   According to the 2019 University of British Columbia Course Calendar and departmental course descriptions, there are 114 courses, from 33 different departments, that have a significant amount of Indigenous content being offered for the Summer 2019 session. To download the course list click here. Xwi7xwa […]

MMIWG Selected Titles

MMIWG Selected Titles

MMIWG Selected Titles Stolen Sisters: the story of two missing girls, their families, and how Canada has failed Indigenous Women by Emmannuelle Walter In 2014, the nation was rocked by the brutal violence against young Aboriginal women Loretta Saunders, Tina Fontaine and Rinelle Harper. But tragically, they were not the only Aboriginal women to suffer that […]