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First Nations alum Maija Tailfeathers

Recent Graduate’s Film Accepted into International Film Festivals

Recent UBC Graduate Elle-Maija Tailfeathers’ film “Bloodland” is being screened at film festivals around the world, starting with the Vancouver International Film Festival this fall.

First Nations Metis and Inuit University student orientation

New Aboriginal Student Orientation Offered at UBC

From August 15- 31st 2011, nine new-to-UBC Aboriginal students took part in the Jump Start orientation program. Traditionally a program for international students, 2011 was the first year that an Aboriginal cohort was included alongside international students.

Indigenous Foundations Erin Hanson UBC

FNSP Launches Indigenous Foundations Web Resource

The UBC First Nations Studies Program has launched a new online information resource on topics relating to the histories, politics, and cultures of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada.

First Nations Students at summer camp

PIMS and FNHL Offer Emerging Aboriginal Scholars Summer Camp

This summer, 20 First Nations students in grades 10 and 11 attended the ‘Emerging Aboriginal Scholars’ summer camp jointly run by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) and the UBC First Nations House of Learning. The camp ran for five weeks from July to August, 2011.

Indigenous Foundations Team Linc Kesler, Francine Burning, Amy Perreault and Erin Hanson

Capacity-building for Discussing Aboriginal Topics in the Classroom

In the post-secondary classroom, discussing Aboriginal topics can be a challenge, both for students of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heritage, and for their instructors. A constructive and respectful dialogue around these issues requires a deep level of understanding, yet the complex history that informs these topics makes it difficult for students to enter these conversations, and […]

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