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Welcome to the UBC Vancouver Aboriginal Portal

UBC’s Point Grey Campus is located on the traditional and ancestral territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people. Please see the welcome from Musqueam elder Larry Grant (above), and visit the Musqueam Affiliation page to learn more. UBC’s Okanagan campus is located on the territory of the Okanagan Nation. Visit the Aboriginal Programs and Services site to learn about initiatives and opportunities at the Okanagan campus.


UBC journalism students learn about indigenous issues in Australia

Michelle Aleksandrovics Lovegrove, from the Ngarrindjeri Nation in South Australia, spent 10 days at the UBC Journalism school this past February.
April 16, 2015 – Students at the j-school learned first-hand what it’s like to work with indigenous peoples from around the world. Michelle Aleksandrovics Lovegrove, from the Ngarrindjeri Nation in South Australia, spent 10 days at the school this past February as one of this year’s Canwest Visiting Professors. Lovegrove is a radio producer for […]

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Study links sexual assault to legacy of Indian residential schools and childhood abuse

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NEWS RELEASE | April 10, 2015 | Children of residential school survivors and victims of childhood sexual abuse are at increased risk of sexual assault VANCOUVER – A new study by The Cedar Project is the first in Canada to show that survivors of sexual abuse and children of residential school survivors are at disproportionately […]

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NITEP receives 2014/15 Alfred Scow Award

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March 23, 2015 – Last week, NITEP (Indigenous Teachers Education Program) was awarded the Alfred Scow Award by the Office of the Vice-President, Students. The Alfred Scow Award is part of the Student Development Awards, and is granted to an undergraduate program or department that has significantly contributed to student development. Information on the Alfred […]

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John Ralston Saul talk raises funds for FNHL bursary

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February 2, 2015 – The First Nations House of Learning’s student bursary recently received a generous donation resulting from John Ralston Saul’s appearance at the UBC Longhouse on November 6, 2014. Saul was speaking about his latest book, The Comeback. The author and the organizers of his appearance, the Laurier Institution and UBC Continuing Studies, […]

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Redeeming CEP Personal Credits for Education at UBC

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Update: January 27, 2015 – On December 17, 2014 the British Columbia Supreme Court ruled to extend the deadlines for Indian residential schools personal education credits. On January 8, 2015 new deadline dates were directed by the court as follows: The deadline for CEP recipients to submit a Personal Credits Acknowledgement form has been extended: postmarked […]

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