By UBC Dentistry on January 1, 2011
This past July , dental and dental hygiene students, alumni and faculty of UBC Dentistry, along with community dentists and other volunteers, donated their time and professional skills to the people of Penelakut First Nation. The community volunteer clinic took place over a weekend on Kuper Island, a small, 8.66-square-kilometre island located east of Chemainus, BC, a town on Vancouver Island.
By Basil Waugh on December 1, 2010
Dara Kelly remembers the day when a fellow student asked why aboriginal people were “so screwed up” in a class discussion. Her and other students’ experiences led to an innovative student project . . .
By Kasondra White on August 25, 2010
The opportunity to participate in the Go Global program gave Catherine Pitawanakwat the chance to share her knowledge about Indigenous issues with travelers from all over the world …
By Kasondra White on August 18, 2010
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, […]
By Tara Flynn on August 13, 2010
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.