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30th Annual February 14th Women’s Memorial March

Since the 1970s dozens of women, including many Indigenous women, living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside have been murdered or gone missing. The first Women’s Memorial March took place in 1992 to commemorate the life of a woman murdered on Powell Street and it has been held ever since to honour all women living in the […]

X̱wi7x̱wa Spotlight: Loveable Reads for Valentine’s Day & Reading Week

Need a break from academia? We’ve put together a selection of love-themed Indigenous reads for you and your family this Valentine’s Day and Reading Week. Find these resources at UBC’s Xwi7wxa Library or check your local public library. Want even more loveable reads? Check out last year’s Valentine’s Day reading list.   The Bear’s Medicine, written […]

A Conversation with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer

UBC Library presents, in partnership with UBC Forestry and the Simon K. Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre, a conversation with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer on Friday, January 29 (1:00 -2:30 p.m. PST). The acclaimed author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants will be joined by moderators, Dr. […]

Rattle making Workshop with LadyBear

Online workshop for UBC Indigenous Students, Staff, Faculty & Community members. Registration full & closed.  Updates The first workshop has been rescheduled for March 5 & 12 due to unforeseen circumstances; we apologize for any scheduling conflicts and thank participants for their patience! Should you have any questions or need to cancel please contact: Tamis.cochrane@ubc.ca […]

Using Xwi7xwa Library’s Research Guides

Register here! Join us January 19, 2021 from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Xwi7xwa Library’s Research Guides  are a collection of resources gathered to support common questions we receive from patrons. Patterned patron curiosity informs what topics Xwi7xwa’s guides cover but they must also speak to an individual’s relationship to the topic, therefore the scope of perspectives the guides […]