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Xwi7xwa Spotlight Series

  Xwi7xwa Library is excited to announce our new Spotlight Series featuring select titles from our collection. New Materials at Xwi7xwa Every book in the Spotlight Series is new to our Library! Although you can find new books in the UBC catalogue, you won’t see a call number for them. For the time being new […]

In Honour of Orange Shirt Day

In honour of Orange Shirt Day on September 30, Xwi7xwa Library is highlighting materials in our collection with related themes: the residential school experience, healing journeys of the survivors and their families, and the ongoing process of reconciliation. Our materials on these topics include a range of formats (books, DVDs, government reports, graphic novels, and […]

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 Winter 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 winter courses with Indigenous content 2018    

Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

  On April 9, 2018, UBC hosted a ceremony to officially open the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre. At the ceremony, Professor Santa Ono issued a Statement of Apology for UBC’s involvement in the system (see for coverage/responses).   The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre is one of two UBC initiatives that […]