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UBC Aboriginal graduates at the First Nations House of Learning graduation celebration held May 24, 2014
First Nations House of Learning, Photo by K. Ward

FNHL Graduation Celebration Spring 2014 Highlights

May 30, 2014 – On Saturday, May 24, 33 out of at least 139 UBC Aboriginal graduates from the 2013/14 year, including Dempsey Bob, acclaimed Tahltan-Tlingit artist, Officer of the Order of Canada, and recent UBC honorary degree recipient, walked through the graduation door at the First Nations Longhouse. This ceremonial event saw them formally […]

Dr. Linc Kesler reappointed as FNHL Director and Senior Advisor to UBC President on Aboriginal Affairs

Dr. Linc Kesler reappointed as FNHL Director and Senior Advisor to UBC President on Aboriginal Affairs

May 26, 2014 – In April, Dr. Kesler accepted the university’s offer to extend his term as Director of the First Nations House of Learning and Senior Advisor to the UBC President on Aboriginal Affairs, positions he has held since January 2009, to December 31, 2018. In a letter to the UBC community announcing the […]

Musqueam leaders, the late Delbert Guerin Sr., left, and the late Ernie Campbell, presided at the “Victory Through Honour” pole re-dedication ceremony at UBC, 2004.
University of British Columbia Archives, Photo by Martin Dee (UBC 125.1/019)

UBC remembers and honours Musqueam Elder Delbert Guerin Sr.

May 15, 2014 – The UBC Longhouse community greets the recent news of the death of Musqueam Elder Delbert Guerin Sr. with sadness and expresses its condolences to the Guerin family and the Musqueam Nation. Delbert Guerin was a former chief of the Musqueam Indian Band and a leader recognized internationally for his contributions to […]