Stories

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.

Research practicum puts fashion in focus

As a child, Charlene Smoke often played school or teacher. In a recent interview, she explains that despite not graduating from high school, she “dreamed of being…”

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