By Kasondra White on February 20, 2011
The First Nations Legal Clinic provides legal services to disadvantaged members of the downtown Aboriginal community, while giving law students invaluable experience in community circumstances. [video]
By Elle-Maija Tailfeathers on January 30, 2011
In October 2010 Dr Madjid Mohseni and colleagues from UBC’s Faculty of Science hosted a conference aimed at improving First Nations water supplies. [video]
By Linc Kesler on January 29, 2011
Dr Dave Close began thinking about lamprey because it was a declining traditional food stock for his community, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon. But recently, his work on steroid stress indicators, identified an important link in evolutionary history.
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 . . .