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FNHL Graduation Celebration 2016 Webcast

FNHL Webcast Graphic 2016

May 18, 2016 – On Saturday, May 28th, Aboriginal grads along with family, friends and supporters will gather at the UBC First Nations Longhouse to celebrate the successful completion of their respective programs. The event, hosted by the First Nations House of Learning, will be shown live online for the benefit of those unable to […]

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Musqueam post dedicated at UBC Vancouver campus

Musqueam artist Brent Sparrow Jr. carved the new Musqueam Post during UBC’s Centennial year. Photo credit: Martin Dee

April 8, 2016 – The Musqueam people and the University of British Columbia acknowledged their developing partnership on April 6th with the dedication of a striking cedar post installed prominently on the Point Grey campus, which is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Musqueam people. Carved by talented Musqueam artist, Brent […]

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Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health Gift Announcement

Ellie Parton

June 2, 2015 – The University of British Columbia celebrated two $1 million gifts — from Lindsay and Elizabeth Gordon, and from Rudy, Patricia, Caroline and Rory North — to the Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health, on June 1, 2015. Inspirational address At the announcement, Ellie Parton, Kwakwaka’wakw, a third-year medical student at UBC, […]

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FNHL Graduation Celebration 2015 Webcast

FNHL Webcast Graphic

May 28, 2015 – On Saturday, May 23rd, more than fifty of more than 200 Aboriginal grads gathered in the First Nations Longhouse on the Vancouver campus for the Aboriginal Grad ceremony. The event was streamed live to more than a hundred viewers unable to attend in person. You can now watch the record of […]

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FNHL Graduation Celebration 2015 Highlights

Aboriginal graduates gather at the UBC First Nations Longhouse for the First Nations House of Learning Graduation Celebration
Photo Credit: Don Erhardt

May 28, 2015 – Last Saturday, the First Nations House of Learning hosted the largest Aboriginal student graduation celebration in the history of the UBC First Nations Longhouse, which opened in 1993. Fifty-one graduates participated, including honorary NITEP graduate, Musqueam Elder Larry Grant. This represented a quarter of the more than 200 Aboriginal students who […]

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