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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 […]

UBC Dentistry team Serves Penelakut First Nation

Mention a small B.C. island during July and most people assume sun, sand and vacation. For Cameron Garrett, the memorable times on Penelakut Island will revolve around patients. From July 7-10, the UBC Dentistry student – along with 23 other volunteers – will be donating his time and skills to the people of the Penelakut First Nation.

First Nations Community Health

UBC Nursing – Community Based Health

Helen Brown and Gladys McPherson, Assistant Professors in the UBC School of Nursing, had two previous projects funded by the Vancouver Foundation, so they set their sights on developing a competitive proposal for a new community-based health action project…

First Nations Topics in Film Production Class

UBC Welcomes Dwayne Beaver & Lorne Cardinal to the Film Production Program

This year, a new course is being offered with a special focus on First Nations Topics taught by Dwayne Beaver along with artist in residence, Lorne Cardinal… [video]

Learning about Aboriginal Health, Straight from the Source

Chief Wayne Christian of the Splats’in First Nation shows an old photograph of Aboriginal children to a group of UBC graduate students. It’s not a happy scene. The kids are standing in the back of a cattle truck, about to be carried off to one of the residential schools Canada once used to forcibly assimilate Aboriginal youths.

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