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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.

New database trials at Xwi7xwa Library

From now until December 3rd we’re trialing two new databases at Xwi7xwa Library: Ancestry Library Edition and Ethnic NewsWatch. Ancestry library Edition is a partnership between ancestry.com and ProQuest, and offers a wealth of genealogical resources from the United States and the United Kingdom, alongside record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other countries. You can […]

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, […]