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Indigenous Garden at the UBC Farm

Growing social sustainability at UBC Farm

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm hosts a number of indigenous food security initiatives that are seeding social sustainability through the elements of water, earth and community.

Indigenous Foundations Erin Hanson UBC

FNSP Launches Indigenous Foundations Web Resource

The UBC First Nations Studies Program has launched a new online information resource on topics relating to the histories, politics, and cultures of the Aboriginal peoples of Canada.

First Nations Students at summer camp

PIMS and FNHL Offer Emerging Aboriginal Scholars Summer Camp

This summer, 20 First Nations students in grades 10 and 11 attended the ‘Emerging Aboriginal Scholars’ summer camp jointly run by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) and the UBC First Nations House of Learning. The camp ran for five weeks from July to August, 2011.

Indigenous Faculty Duncan McCue

UBC launches ‘groundbreaking’ Aboriginal journalism course

Scholars and First Nations leaders are heralding a new course at the University of British Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism as a “groundbreaking” initiative in journalism education that promises to build stronger relationships between media and Aboriginal peoples in British Columbia.

Indigenous Foundations Team Linc Kesler, Francine Burning, Amy Perreault and Erin Hanson

Capacity-building for Discussing Aboriginal Topics in the Classroom

In the post-secondary classroom, discussing Aboriginal topics can be a challenge, both for students of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heritage, and for their instructors. A constructive and respectful dialogue around these issues requires a deep level of understanding, yet the complex history that informs these topics makes it difficult for students to enter these conversations, and […]

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