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Mark Maclean

UBC Mathematician Lauded for Education, Outreach Leadership

UBC’s Mark MacLean has been awarded the 2012 Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Education Prize for his efforts in educational transformation, outreach and aboriginal engagement.

Indigenous Faculty Jo-Ann Archibald

Greetings from NITEP Director Jo-Ann Archibald

Greetings! I am from the Sto:lo – River People and the Xaxli’p First Nation (Lillooet). On September 1, 2011, I returned to NITEP as its Director. I also began my second term as Associate Dean for Indigenous Education in the UBC Faculty of Education. My journey with NITEP began in 1981…

UBC offers new $20,000 Scholarships for Aboriginal Students

The University of British Columbia has launched two new major entrance scholarships for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students entering UBC undergraduate programs from secondary school, in an effort to attract and support the most accomplished and promising Aboriginal students from across Canada.

Alumnus and M.Ed Student Rupert Richardson on His University Experience

Rupert Richardson, a recent NITEP graduate, is now an M.Ed. student in the Education Studies Department and works for the Institute for Aboriginal Health and College for Health Disciplines. Here he shares some of his story.

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?

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