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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 […]

Indigenous Student Lauren Redman

Former Student Discusses Her UBC Experiences

In June of this year, Lauren Redman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of British Columbia. Redman was not always so sure of the direction she wanted to take with her studies.

Distinguished UBC Aboriginal Alumni

Starting with Frank Calder in 1946, countless distinguished and influential Aboriginal figures have graduated from UBC. Alumni include political leaders, artists, poets, authors, judges, and musicians who have gone on to profoundly influence Canadian politics and culture.

First Nations Longhouse Kitchen

Feast Bowl: Fostering and Celebrating Well-Being

Through a Healthy Workplace Initiative Program grant, a team from the First Nations House of Learning (FNHL) and the Institute for Aboriginal Health (IAH) has begun hosting a monthly community Feast Bowl meal that celebrates Aboriginal traditions, healthy eating, locally grown food, and the community of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people on the Vancouver […]

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