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.
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.
By Karrmen Crey on February 26, 2010
The First Nations Language Program (FNLG) was initiated in 1997 to establish community-based collaborations with communities to document and preserve Aboriginal languages
By Jo-ann Archibald, Q'um Q'um Xiiem, Associate Dean for Indigenous Education on February 26, 2010
Greetings from the Faculty of Education! I am pleased to present highlights from the 2008/09 academic year and to tell you about some of our plans for the 2009/10 academic year. Faculty We welcome two new Indigenous faculty members: Drs. Mark Aquash and Tracy Friedel. Dr. Mark Aquash is from Walpole Isladn First Nation in […]