By Corry Anderson-Fennell, Surrey School District on December 5, 2011
Through Aboriginal eMentoring BC, which started in November, around 50 aboriginal students around the province are spending up to two hours a week with a mentor from a university health science program.
By Thane Bonar on December 1, 2011
Students enrolled in FIPR 469A this spring will have the rare opportunity to work with Canada’s most distinguished Aboriginal filmmaker, Alanis Obomsawin….
By Thane Bonar on November 30, 2011
Congratulations to the FNHL Fusion basketball team who took home the Nitobe Cup last weekend in the UBC Rec Tier 2 CoRec Basketball League.
By Thane Bonar on November 23, 2011
Combining oral tradition with theatre, this MFA Thesis Design project by Aboriginal student Vanessa Imeson blends several Aboriginal Canadian creation stories. The quirky cast of characters are brought to life with fantastical large scale puppets enlivened by an ensemble cast comprised of professional and student actors. Photo by Nancii Bernard.
By Thane Bonar on November 9, 2011
On November 3rd, UBC opened the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), the most sustainable building in North America. Kwes Kwestin (Jim Kew), Cultural Representative for the Musqueam Indian Band, spoke to attendees at the opening celebration on behalf of Musqueam. Read his full remarks.