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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

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

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!

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 […]