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Aboriginal Oral Histories in the Courtroom

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?

Indigenous Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin

A Series of Free Public Events with Alanis Obomsawin

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.

300 Aboriginal Youth Become “UBC Students For A Day”

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….

Paulette Regan

Program on Dispute Resolution Speaker Series: Unsettling the Settler Within

Recent research indicates that how people learn about historical injustices and human rights violations is as important as learning the truth about what happened. Although Indian residential schools existed for well over a century in Canada, most Canadians say they know little or nothing about them…

Harjo and Mitchell

A Night of Music and Storytelling with Joy Harjo and Larry Mitchell

This is your last chance to see Longhouse Artist in Residence Joy Harjo perform. Join us in Sty-Wet-Tan Hall of the UBC First Nations Longhouse for a night of music and storytelling…

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