Archives by date

You are browsing the site archives by date.

Online book celebrating UBC Indigenous honorary degree recipients released

Online book celebrating UBC Indigenous honorary degree recipients released

In honour of this year’s National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21st and in anticipation of the upcoming virtual Indigenous graduation celebration on June 27th, the First Nations House of Learning is pleased to release The Honour of One is the Honour of All, a virtual sourcebook produced in tribute to the Indigenous individuals who […]

Musqueam art installation on campus

Musqueam art installation on campus

Ten cast bronze pieces created by Musqueam artist Brent Sparrow, collectively known as ʔəlqsən (Point Grey), were recently installed on concrete pillars lining the walkway separating the UBC Bus Exchange from the new MacInnes Field. ʔəlqsən is the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ word for ‘point of land’, “Point Grey” is the English designation for a major point of […]

Indigenous Graduation Celebration Spring 2020

Indigenous Graduation Celebration Spring 2020

On Saturday, June 27, 2020, starting at 11 a.m., the First Nations House of Learning is hosting a virtual graduation celebration to honour and recognize the educational achievements of participating Indigenous graduates. This year’s virtual offering replaces the usual in-person event held at the First Nations Longhouse, which cannot be held due to restrictions related […]

ISP Open House: Personal Stories

Protected: ISP Open House: Personal Stories

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

UBC welcomes Bernard C. Perley as new Director of the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies

UBC welcomes Bernard C. Perley as new Director of the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies

Dr. Bernard C. Perley is an Indigenous anthropologist and leading scholar in the field of language revitalization. The University of British Columbia welcomes Dr. Bernard C. Perley as the new Director of the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS) in the Faculty of Arts. An Indigenous anthropologist and leading scholar in the field of language […]

Nadine Caron, co-director of UBC's Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health.

New UBC chair seeks to improve cancer outcomes and wellness among Indigenous peoples

Dr. Nadine Caron — Canada’s first female First Nations general surgeon — has been appointed to a newly created UBC position dedicated to improving cancer outcomes and wellness among Indigenous peoples. As the founding First Nations Health Authority Chair (FNHA) in Cancer and Wellness at UBC, Caron will examine the journeys and unique needs of […]