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Covid 19 Updates

August 30, 2021 – Update Due to construction at the First Nations House of Learning Longhouse Xwi7xwa Library will remain closed. Beginning September 7th, staff will be at the Longhouse from Monday to Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM. We have dedicated research hours from 11AM-3PM and encourage folks to contact us ahead of time at xwi7xwa.library@ubc.ca or karleen.delaurer-lyle@ubc.ca […]

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 […]

Inuk Leader Mary Simon is 1st Indigenous Governor General of Canada

Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudeau-gg-mary-simon-1.6091376 Inuk leader Mary Simon has been appointed the 30th Governor General of Canada. She is known for her extensive work in Inuit and Arctic advocacy and mediation and negotiation at provincial, federal and international government levels. She is the first Indigenous person to serve as Governor General.   The Governor General is […]

June is Pride Month

X̱wi7x̱wa Library is celebrating Pride Month by sharing resources from our collection and online! Check out our Two-Spirit & Indigiqueer Research Guide! Check out the Smithsonian Learning Lab’s Conversations: Queer Inuit Art. Alice Qannak Glenn, host of the Coffee & Quaq podcast, is joined by Jenny Irene Miller and Ossie Michelin for a conversation on […]