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Pride at X̱wi7x̱wa Library

Happy Pride UBC! This year X̱wi7x̱wa Library celebrates pride at your local UBC events, with our Spotlight Series, and featuring our new Two-Spirit research guide! Visit us on September 6th, 2019 at the Fairview Commons (outside the Earth Sciences Building) and explore queer titles in our collection. Queer & 2S Books at Xwi7xwa Library Two-Spirit […]

Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

This new guide is to help in locating resources about Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in Canada. Here you will find links to books, e-books, journals, articles, theses, videos, websites and more about this topic.  

Winter 2019-2020 Course List

The list of courses with Indigenous content is now available!   According to the 2019 University of British Columbia Course Calendar and departmental course descriptions, there are 114 courses, from 33 different departments, that have a significant amount of Indigenous content being offered for the Summer 2019 session. To download the course list click here. Xwi7xwa […]

MMIWG Selected Titles

MMIWG Selected Titles Stolen Sisters: the story of two missing girls, their families, and how Canada has failed Indigenous Women by Emmannuelle Walter In 2014, the nation was rocked by the brutal violence against young Aboriginal women Loretta Saunders, Tina Fontaine and Rinelle Harper. But tragically, they were not the only Aboriginal women to suffer that […]

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 […]