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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.