By Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice on January 18, 2013
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.
By Thane Bonar on January 2, 2013
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.
By UBC Law on November 10, 2012
UBC Law is hosting a special exhibition in the Franklin Lew Forum from October 29 to November 13 that tells the story of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry.
By Faculty of Forestry on November 7, 2012
Larry Joseph is a graduate of the Faculty of Forestry UBC, in Natural Resources Conservation (1999). Larry is a member of the Frog Clan (Gilseyhu), of the Wet’suswet’en and the Carrier People of north-central British Columbia. Presently, Larry serves as one of the Directors on the 9-person International Board, of the Forest Stewardship Council A.C…
By Thane Bonar on October 23, 2012
Building on last year’s Dialogue on the Indian Residential School System, a series of events will be held at the First Nations Longhouse to provide the University community a chance to learn more about this history, promote dialogue, and plan future initiatives.