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We’re Hiring for Student Positions!

Are you a student at the UBC School of Information? We’re hiring for the following positions (10 hrs/wk): ID : 889979   Indigenous Public Services Student Librarian ID : 889981   Indigenous Technical Services Student Librarian ID : 889974   Xwi7xwa Archives Curation & Digitization Assistant Process to access the Job Descriptions (JD) and apply: Start here, please read the important […]

Inuk Leader Mary Simon is 1st Indigenous Governor General of Canada

Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudeau-gg-mary-simon-1.6091376 Inuk leader Mary Simon has been appointed the 30th Governor General of Canada. She is known for her extensive work in Inuit and Arctic advocacy and mediation and negotiation at provincial, federal and international government levels. She is the first Indigenous person to serve as Governor General.   The Governor General is […]

June is Pride Month

X̱wi7x̱wa Library is celebrating Pride Month by sharing resources from our collection and online! Check out our Two-Spirit & Indigiqueer Research Guide! Check out the Smithsonian Learning Lab’s Conversations: Queer Inuit Art. Alice Qannak Glenn, host of the Coffee & Quaq podcast, is joined by Jenny Irene Miller and Ossie Michelin for a conversation on […]

National Indigenous History Month

In Canada, June is National Indigenous History Month, a time to honour the history, heritage, diversity and life of Indigenous peoples! We have selected some resources to share with you that explore various aspects of Indigenous life and culture. 1. Weaving Meghann O’Brien, also known as Jaad Kuujus, is an artist of Haida, Kwakwaka’wakw, and […]

NEW Decolonization & Anti-Racism Research Guide

We are pleased to release our newest research guide: Decolonization & Racism Research Guide. This guide was created to assist folks interested in decolonial & anti-racist research, projects, class assignments, and course work. With the 2020 launch of UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP) we realize many people will be interested in how they can incorporate the […]