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Indigenous Student Lauren Redman

Peer Advisor Lauren Redman Discusses Her Experiences as a Student at UBC

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, who is a Metis student from Selkirk, Manitoba, was not always so sure of the direction she wanted to take with her studies. After taking some courses at Langara College, […]

Aboriginal Health Education for Students

The Division of Aboriginal Peoples Health began in 2001 with the intent to increase the number of Indigenous physicians, to support Indigenous students and residents, as well as to educate and support non-Indigenous physicians working in communities.

Phd Student Studies the Effects of Hydroelectric Development

Anishinaabe grad student Brittany Luby’s PhD. work centres on the history of hydro developments in Ontario in the 1950s and their effects on First Nations. [video]

Elder Larry Grant Welcomes Students to Portal

Larry Grant is a Musqueam elder, and the current Elder-In-Residence for the First Nations House of Learning. Born and raised in Musqueam traditional territory by a traditional henqeminem speaking Musqueam family, Larry worked for 4 decades as a tradesman before enrolling in the First Nations Languages Program.

Longhouse Offers Tutoring Services

The Longhouse Learning Centre started offering tutoring services to students in September, 2009. Brittany Luby, a graduate student herself, and Eva Prkachin help First Nations students meet the academic challenges presented at the University of British Columbia. “I think it’s really grown and I’m really excited for the new term.

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