By Christina Gray on April 14, 2012
On March 20th, a group of about 70 faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends gathered in front of Allard Hall for a ceremonial affair to honour the newly raised First Nations Musqueam house post…
By Thane Bonar on April 13, 2012
UBC Librarian Ingrid Parent is currently serving as President of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and in that role she is holding her first Presidential Meeting here at the UBC Vancouver campus. The theme of the meeting is “Indigenous Knowledges: Local Priorities, Global Contexts”.
By Thane Bonar on March 4, 2012
In 1997, the Supreme Court of Canada’s Delgamuukw decision determined that oral traditions must be placed “on an equal footing with the types of historical evidence that courts are familiar with” in Aboriginal land claims court proceedings. But how has oral history been used in the courts since that potentially ground-breaking ruling?
By Thane Bonar on February 27, 2012
The Rogers Multicultural Film Production Project at UBC presents: A series of FREE public events with Governor General’s Award recipient Alanis Obomsawin, one of Canada’s most distinguished documentary filmmakers.
By Thane Bonar on February 22, 2012
More than 300 Aboriginal high school students will become “UBC students for a day” when the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards come to Vancouver this week….