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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 […]

First Nations Longhouse Kitchen

Feast Bowl: Fostering and Celebrating Well-Being

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 […]

Cry Rock at UBC

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…

First Nations Water Health

In October 2010 Dr Madjid Mohseni and colleagues from UBC’s Faculty of Science hosted a conference aimed at improving First Nations water supplies. [video]

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.

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