Relation to Research: Traditional Knowledges in Academic Libraries with X̱wi7x̱wa Library

Relation to Research: Traditional Knowledges in Academic Libraries with X̱wi7x̱wa Library Come join us on an informative session as we learn from Kayla and Karleen how to: access materials for Indigenous knowledges so that problematic scholarship is not perpetuated, how to acknowledge self in relation to research, how to utilize knowledges as voices of our […]

Women’s Memorial March

On behalf of Xwi7xwa Library our student librarian, Justina Bruns, writes on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit people (MMIWG2S) movements and resources. This blog brings attention explicitly to the MMIWG2S living in the Downtown Eastside and the 31ts Annual Women’s Memorial March. For generations, we stand as Indigenous women, girls, and Two-Spirit people […]

Branch Updates

October 10, 2022 On Tuesday October 12, Xwi7xwa Library will officially open and we are excited to welcome everyone back to our branch! Visit us Monday to Friday from 9AM-5PM! July 11, 2022 This summer we will have virtual drop-in reference hours Monday-Friday from 11AM-3PM. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting URL: Meeting ID: 667 8131 […]

September 30 Closure

Our services will be closed on September 30th to honour #OrangeShirtDay. On this day we will be supporting our families, friends, communities, and one another. Our team will be participating in the Intergenerational March to Commemorate Orange Shirt Day from 11:45 AM – 2:00 PM; we encourage you to join us. See: We will also […]

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 […]