By Glen Coulthard on January 7, 2013
Dr. Glen Coulthard, a member of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation and an assistant professor in the UBC First Nations Studies Program and the Department of Political Science, has written a short analysis of the historical context that led to the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) in an effort to get a better understanding of the transformative political possibilities in the present moment.
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 Maryel Sparks-Cardinal on December 13, 2012
Once a month a group of students, faculty and staff come together and harvest produce at the Institute for Aboriginal Health Garden at the UBC Farm, and then prepare a community meal together at the UBC longhouse.
By Silvia Moreno-Garcia for UBC Reports on December 11, 2012
When Melania Alvarez’s son was placed in a lower-level math class in junior high school, she was caught off guard. The Mexican-born mathematician, then working in Wisconsin, knew that Rodrigo had an aptitude for math.
By Thane Bonar on December 4, 2012
The UBC College of Health Disciplines and Division of Aboriginal People’s Health offers a practice-based Aboriginal health elective open to health science students…