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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.

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.

Culture at the Centre exhibition

Culture at the Centre is new exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology that insight into the “important work Indigenous-run cultural centres and museums in British Columbia are doing to honour and support their culture, history and language. Five centres are showcased, representing six communities: Musqueam Cultural Education Centre (Musqueam), Squamish-Lil’wat Cultural Centre (Squamish, Lil’wat), Heiltsuk […]

UBC Courses with Indigenous Content Summer 2018

According to the 2018 University of British Columbia Course Calendar and departmental course descriptions, there are 6 courses, from 3 departments, not including First Nations and Indigenous Studies, that contain a significant amount of Indigenous content and are being offered for Summer 2018.

Food for fines

From now until April 2nd you can pay off up to $30 of library fines with non-perishable food items donated to participating libraries across campus. Each food item will be worth $2 of library fines, and all donations go to the UBC AMS Food Bank on Campus and the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Find out more information here.