By Kevin Ward on December 10, 2013
December 10, 2013 – The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society has provided a variety of financial awards to 68 UBC Aboriginal students to support their studies. Overall, this year the Society issued 265 awards to Aboriginal post-secondary students across the province, totaling $813,000. The Society’s 2013 B.C. Aboriginal Student Awards, announced in late […]
By Chaya Ocampo Go on June 24, 2013
Chaya Go is a UBC Anthropology student and works for the Assisi Development Foundation, Inc., a private non-profit organization in the Philippines which proudly supports the Ati community of Boracay Island in various development projects.
By Development and Alumni Engagement on May 27, 2013
“Among Aboriginal people, there is a prophecy known as the Eighth Fire,” says Vanessa Imeson, a fine arts student and recipient of UBC’s Aboriginal Fellowship Award, “it explains how different cultures must come together and impact each other in a positive way instead of fighting. The more we know each other, the better off we are.”
By UBC Faculty of Law on May 20, 2013
Kinwa’s research represents the culmination of many years of reflection on indigenous issues.
By Simmi Puri on May 13, 2013
For former Chief Leah George-Wilson, law school was a natural choice.