Greetings from NITEP

Being a new faculty member in the UBC Faculty of Education, as well as the new Director of NITEP, I have found that there are many graduates of the program living in B.C. and other parts of the country. I have also observed that these alumni refer to themselves as “NITEP-ers”. NITEP-ers are a very diverse […]

The Aboriginal Residency Program

The Aboriginal Residency Program continues to develop and expand, proving to be a leader in the field regarding the training of residents in Aboriginal Health…

A Special Ceremony, A Special Day

In January 2009 Dr. Linc Kesler, Director of the First Nations Studies Program, was appointed Senior Advisor to the President on Aboriginal Affairs and Director of the First Nations House of Learning. He continues on as Director of the First Nations Studies Program.

A Year of Growth and Change in the F.N.S.P.

The First Nations Studies Program (FNSP) has seen another successful year of growth, development, and positive change. We are happy to announce the addition of a fourth scholar to our core faculty. Sheryl Lightfoot is Keweenaw Bay Anishinaabe and will be joining us from the Department of Political Science at the University of Minnesota. Sheryl […]

New Faculty, Initiatives, and Events

Submitted by Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, Q’um Q’um Xiiem, Associate Dean for Indigenous Education Greetings from the Faculty of Education! I am pleased to present highlights from the 2008/09 academic year and to tell you about some of our plans for the 2009/10 academic year. Faculty We welcome two new Indigenous faculty members: Drs. Mark Aquash […]

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