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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.
Indian Residential School Initiative
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s last major National Event on the west coast will be held in Vancouver next September, and UBC will be deeply involved. The university will be suspending classes on September 18th, the opening day of the event, so that the university community may attend, and many initiatives are underway.