UBC Public Affairs
By UBC Public Affairs on May 22, 2012
Twelve Aboriginal students will graduate with a University of British Columbia medical undergraduate degree (MD) this spring, the largest cohort of Aboriginal students to graduate in the history of the Faculty of Medicine and in the province.
By UBC Faculty of Medicine on May 18, 2012
The Division of Health Care Communication in the College of Health Disciplines’ “Community as Teacher” Program has been awarded a national Community Service-Learning Award from the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation. Through the program, UBC students learn alongside Aboriginal youth at summer camps led by Elders, youth workers and cultural leaders.
By Thane Bonar on May 9, 2012
Ojibway writer and journalist Waubgeshig Rice will be reading from his short story collection Midnight Sweatlodge on May 17th at UBC Robson Square.
By Sarah Ling on April 27, 2012
Elder Larry Grant, our Elder-in-Residence at the First Nations House of Learning, is well-known and much appreciated for welcoming students, faculty, staff, and guests to the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Musqueam (hyperlink to Musqueam website), hən’q’əmin’əm’-speaking people…
By Heather Amos, UBC Public Affairs on April 25, 2012
In a unique role reversal, children in literacy programs for indigenous families are learning about Aboriginal culture and language and teaching it to their parents – many of whom are missing this knowledge because of Canada’s history of residential schools and child welfare removal policies…