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Happy Pride from Xwi7xwa Library!

At Xwi7xwa, we are proud of our growing collection of materials that celebrate the two-spirit, queer, and trans members of our communities. Our collection contains a range of genres and formats (including novels, memoirs, poetry, graphic novels, DVDs, and academic works) centering Indigenous perspectives on gender and sexuality. More and more of this material is […]

UBC Courses with Indigenous Content Fall 2018

  According to the 2018-2019 University of British Columbia Course Calendar and departmental course descriptions, there are 118 courses, from 35 different departments, that have a significant amount of Indigenous content being offered for the Winter 2018-2019 session.   You can download the course list here: UBC fall courses with Indigenous content 2018   Photo […]

Indigenous New Media Research Guide

Xwi7xwa Library’s newest library research guide focuses on the growing field of Indigenous New Media, an evolving, multidisciplinary area of art and scholarly work that broadly encompasses born-digital and interactive story-telling mediums. The guide includes academic scholarship alongside links to online articles, video games, podcasts, comics and zines, film and video art, and apps. Learn […]

Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre opening

On April 9, 2018, UBC will host a ceremony to officially open the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre. At the ceremony, Professor Santa Ono will issue a Statement of Apology for UBC’s involvement in the system that supported the operation of the Indian Residential Schools.