By Thane Bonar on December 1, 2011
Students enrolled in FIPR 469A this spring will have the rare opportunity to work with Canada’s most distinguished Aboriginal filmmaker, Alanis Obomsawin….
By Thane Bonar on November 4, 2011
Recent UBC Graduate Elle-Maija Tailfeathers’ film “Bloodland” is being screened at film festivals around the world, starting with the Vancouver International Film Festival this fall.
By UBC Graduate School of Journalism on September 30, 2011
Scholars and First Nations leaders are heralding a new course at the University of British Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism as a “groundbreaking” initiative in journalism education that promises to build stronger relationships between media and Aboriginal peoples in British Columbia.
By Elle-Maija Tailfeathers on March 29, 2011
This year, a new course is being offered with a special focus on First Nations Topics taught by Dwayne Beaver along with artist in residence, Lorne Cardinal… [video]
By UBC Medicine on March 22, 2011
Chief Wayne Christian of the Splats’in First Nation shows an old photograph of Aboriginal children to a group of UBC graduate students. It’s not a happy scene. The kids are standing in the back of a cattle truck, about to be carried off to one of the residential schools Canada once used to forcibly assimilate Aboriginal youths.