By Thane Bonar on March 4, 2012
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?
By Xelsilem Rivers on March 1, 2012
I am an indigenous person who is extremely passionate about cultural resurgence in my community, about decolonizing, and reclaiming our old ways. My chosen path has identified my ancestral languages as one of the areas where I can help my people…
By Thane Bonar on February 27, 2012
The Rogers Multicultural Film Production Project at UBC presents: A series of FREE public events with Governor General’s Award recipient Alanis Obomsawin, one of Canada’s most distinguished documentary filmmakers.
By Thane Bonar on February 22, 2012
More than 300 Aboriginal high school students will become “UBC students for a day” when the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards come to Vancouver this week….
By Green College on February 7, 2012
Jennifer Wolowic, PhD Candidate in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies Program at UBC, collaborated with sumaxs (the Sma’algyx word for young people) in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, for four years and created thousands of images of First Nations youth and their families.