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Remembering Elder Alfred Scow

Each of us at the First Nations House of Learning was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our elder, the Honourable Alfred J. Scow. Alfred has made a lasting contribution to the University and Canada. He is an inspiration to all of us.

The Robson Reading Series Presents Al Hunter

The Robson Reading Series Presents Al Hunter. Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Al Hunter is an Anishinaabe writer who has published poetry in books and journals around the world, taught extensively, and performed internationally, including, at the International Poetry Festival of Medellin.

January 3rd Idle No More Demonstration at UBC. Photo by Thane Bonar.

UBC First Nations House of Learning to Host Idle No More Teach-In

The UBC First Nations House of Learning is hosting an Idle No More Teach-in on Friday, February 1st in Sty-Wet-Tan, the great hall of the First Nations Longhouse.

Social Justice @ UBC Noted Scholar Lecture Series: Dr Daniel Heath Justice

Indigenous literary criticism has, to date, focused on human stories, histories, and politics, which is understandable given the catastrophic impacts of colonialism. Yet many of those impacts resulted from colonial efforts to undermine self-determination through attacks on the interspecies relationships central to Indigenous economies and worldviews.

One Mind, One Heart Exhibit at MOA

One Mind, One Heart is the response of the Heiltsuk Nation to the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and to oil tanker traffic in their territories. The exhibit features the ancestral guardian ’Yágis swallowing an oil tanker trespassing in Heiltsuk waters.

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