By Thane Bonar on April 20, 2012
On May 5th and 6th the second annual Global Indigenous Conference will take place at the UBC First Nations . This year’s theme is “Uniting Nations, Taking Action: Aboriginal Perspectives on Sustainability, Development, and Cultural Determination.” The conference will take place on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Musqueam Nation.
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 April 5, 2012
The UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems has partnered with the Ustlahn’s Social Society to offer a new community-based experiential learning (CBEL) field course. The course will facilitate training in interdisciplinary and interprofessional CBEL to students interested in working with Aboriginal people through a community-centered experience.
By Thane Bonar on March 28, 2012
Students will be introduced to the voices of Indigenous Peoples and other marginalized peoples impacted by neoliberalism and global economics who share their struggles for survival, cultural regeneration and protection/reclamation of their lands, as well as their vibrant and rich technological ecoliteracies…