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!

Decolonizing Citations Workshop

Decolonizing Citations Workshop

Are citation practices fair to Indigenous scholars? Who scholars cite, how scholars cite, and what sources are considered authoritative to cite can validate and legitimize knowledge or oppress knowledge. Frequently, Indigenous ways of knowing (oral teachings and histories in particular) are delegitimized in academia by citational politics. In this session, learn more about “citational politics,” […]

Science Literacy Week Sept 21-27, 2020

Science Literacy Week Sept 21-27, 2020

Science Literacy Week Sept 21-27, 2020 Xwi7xwa Library is participating in this year’s Science Literacy Week 2020! Branches across UBC Library will be hosting online workshops, curating reading lists, and sharing fun films on this year’s topic: Biodiversity! See the collective research guide here! And join the conversation      Join the conversation! @ubclibrary #scilit20 #bc

Ronald Sparrow and The Sparrow Case

Ronald Sparrow and The Sparrow Case

Xwi7xwa Library has gathered some resources highlighting the work of Ronald “Bud” Sparrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and community during this time. Sparrow’s influence on Canada’s understanding of Aboriginal fishing will continue in others’ work. Please contact the branch with research related questions if you do not find what you are […]

Farewell to Bronte Burnette!

Farewell to Bronte Burnette!

Xwi7xwa Library would like to thank Bronte Burnette, our recent student librarian, for all her hard work and contributions during her time with us! Burnette moved to Vancouver from Montana and joined our team while working on her MLIS at UBC’s iSchool. She has since graduated from the program and is the Educational Resource Developer […]

Indigenous Strategic Plan

Indigenous Strategic Plan

What’s Going on? Indigenous Strategic Plan 2020 On Monday, September 14  Xwi7xwa’s team attended the celebration and launch of UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP); find out more about this virtual event here. Reconciliation Pole 7idansuu (Edenshaw) James Hart, Haida UBC Vancouver The following resources are for people interested in learning more about the ISP, relevant […]

We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

Are you a student looking flexible and fun place to work at Xwi7xwa Library!? We have three positions available through the Work Learn program! Closing date September 3! Indigenous Library Services – Remote Student Librarian Available positions: 2 Description: Xwi7xwa Library is seeking an iSchool graduate student to provide remote reference and information services as […]

Out ‘n About with Xwi7xwa Library

Out ‘n About with Xwi7xwa Library

The Xwi7xwa team is out ‘n about exploring social distance safe activities! We’re ready to start getting social, active, and safe and we want to encourage all of you to do the same. Stay tuned to see what we’re up to, we’ll even point to library resources if you prefer to participate indoors! Out ‘n […]

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, […]