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.
By Thane Bonar on January 31, 2012
Recent research indicates that how people learn about historical injustices and human rights violations is as important as learning the truth about what happened. Although Indian residential schools existed for well over a century in Canada, most Canadians say they know little or nothing about them…