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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 […]

Indigenous Art and Performance

    Check out these titles and local performances; explore the creativity of amazing artists, performers, poets, and more!     Aboriginal Music in Contemporary Canada: Echoes and Exchanges edited by Anna Hoefnagels and Beverley Diamond   This collection¬†narrates a story of resistance and renewal, struggle and success, as indigenous musicians in Canada negotiate who […]

Lest we forget

You probably know that November 11th is Remembrance Day. Xwi7xwa Library will be closed on Monday November 13th to commemorate this and to honour members of the armed forces who died in the line of duty. November 8th is not a federal holiday and but the date is still important. This is Aboriginal Veterans Day, […]