By Elle-Maija Tailfeathers on October 19, 2011
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.
By Elle-Maija Tailfeathers on October 13, 2011
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.
By Alicia Woodside on August 19, 2011
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 […]
By UBC Human Resources on August 19, 2011
Through a Healthy Workplace Initiative Program grant, a team from the First Nations House of Learning (FNHL) and the Institute for Aboriginal Health (IAH) has begun hosting a monthly community Feast Bowl meal that celebrates Aboriginal traditions, healthy eating, locally grown food, and the community of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people on the Vancouver […]
By Jordan Wilson and Matthew Norris on March 16, 2011
In February 2011, the University of British Columbia had the privilege to host a screening of Cry Rock, a short documentary written, directed, and produced by Banchi Hanuse, a UBC First Nation Studies Program alumna…