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X̱wi7x̱wa Library Architecture

  We sometimes get questions here at X̱wi7x̱wa Library about our building’s architecture. For a brief overview of the Indigenous architectural inspiration for the library, see the “Our Building” tab on our website’s “About” page https://XX̱wi7x̱wa.library.ubc.ca/about/. The story of the design process behind the Longhouse and  X̱wi7x̱wa Library might be of interest to some of […]

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 (Un)History Month 2019

This year for the seventh annual Indigenous (Un)History Month the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre invites you to participate in various events across UBC campus from June 1st to August 31st.   What is Indigenous (Un)History month? Indigenous (Un)History Month, formerly Aboriginal (Un)History Month, began in 2011. Every year a new exhibit is […]

X̱wi7x̱wa Video Playlist

  Did you know that you can watch X̱wi7x̱wa’s playlist of videos online? UBC Library uses a platform called McIntyre Media to stream videos we’ve subscribed to. Search the phrase “Mcintyre media” in simple search and filter the results to Online OR click this link. Select any of the titles on the list to see their […]

Research Guides at Xwi7xwa Library

Xwi7xwa Library has a wide range of carefully curated library research guides (also known as libguides), covering everything from Aboriginal Filmmakers to Indigenous Education K-12. These guides are particularly helpful places to start when looking for information about a specific disciple or subject area. Visit the portal to see all Xwi7xwa Library authored libguides.