Research

Protecting Land, Protecting People

From Guyana to Vancouver, Janette Bulkan has built a career on protecting indigenous land rights and access to resources.

A MISSING LINK IN VANCOUVER’S HISTORY

Shared past of Chinese farmers and Musqueam Nation unearthed by student Sarah Ling with the help of the Community Learning Initiative

First Nations Studies Student Research Presentations

This year’s group of First Nations Studies Program Practicum Student Researchers will be presenting their Practicum Projects in the Sty-Wet-Tan Great Hall on Monday, April 8th.

New Chair of UBC’s First Nations Studies Talks Native Politics and Indigenous Fantasy Novels

Author and educator Daniel Heath Justice has joined UBC as both the new chair of its First Nations Studies Program, and as an associate professor in the Department of English…. ArtsWIRE spoke with Justice about his new role, his goals for the First Nations Studies Program, and about his success as a fantasy author.

Candace Galla

Traditional dancing connects researcher to her language

Candace Kaleimamoowahinekapu Galla’s emails begin with Aloha and end with na’u—literally meaning ‘mine’ or equivalent to ‘yours’ in Hawaiian—or Mahalo—thank you. “It’s about finding spaces to use the language,” says Galla, who studies indigenous language revitalization in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at UBC’s Faculty of Education.

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