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Connecting Traditional Knowledge and Fisheries Science

Connecting Traditional Knowledge and Fisheries Science

The First Nations House of Learning welcomes Dr. David Close from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in northeast Oregon. He will serve as the Distinguished Science Professor of Aboriginal Fisheries in Fisheries and Zoology.

Native Youth Programs

Native Youth Programs

When the Museum of Anthropologyʼs Native Youth Program (NYP) was introduced in 1979, it was the first such initiative to offer Native youth the opportunity to research…

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Aboriginal Graduation Celebration

One of the First Nations House of Learning’s great honours is to celebrate the achievement of the University of British Columbia’s Aboriginal graduates, together with their families and supporters from throughout British Columbia and beyond.

Drs. Toma Timothy (left) and Benjamin Matthew (right), Aboriginal graduates from the Faculty of Medicine, at the spring 2009 First Nations Longhouse Graduation Celebration. Photo by Janis Franklin.

Faculty of Medicine Graduates Seven Aboriginal Physicians

This Fall 2009, I will be entering my ninth year as the Faculty of Medicine’s Aboriginal Programs Coordinator. This year has been another successful one for the faculty, as seven Aboriginal medical students graduated with their Doctor of Medicine degrees in May 2009. This is the most Aboriginal doctors the Faculty of Medicine has ever […]