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Message from the Director, First Nations House of Learning

Mitakuye oyasin, chante waste ya nape chiyusa pelo. My friends and relations, with a good heart I shake your hands. I greet you first in the language of my Lakota ancestors, and next acknowledge that I am a relatively recent arrival and guest on the land of the Musqueam people. I thank Musqueam for their […]

Safeguarding the Keys to Knowledge

If indigenous languages disappear so, too, will invaluable knowledge about our environment and sustainable ways of life, warns Lester-Irrabina Rigney…

I.A.H. Opens Medicinal Gardens

The Institute of Aboriginal Health and the Department of Family Practice have received a grant through the Healthy Workplace Initiatives fund to create indoor and outdoor medicinal gardens at the Family Practice admin offices as well as for a series of workshops and tours during the coming year. There are several opportunities for students to […]

Leading First Nations Legal Education in Canada

Submitted by Andrea Hilland video platform video management video solutions video player The UBC Faculty of Law is a leader in First Nations legal education in Canada and offers Aboriginal curriculum content as well as social, cultural, and academic support to Aboriginal law students through the First Nations Legal Studies Program. The program has much […]

Greetings from NITEP

Being a new faculty member in the UBC Faculty of Education, as well as the new Director of NITEP, I have found that there are many graduates of the program living in B.C. and other parts of the country. I have also observed that these alumni refer to themselves as “NITEP-ers”. NITEP-ers are a very diverse […]

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