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 […]

The UBC Graduate School of Journalism, Reporting in Indigenous Communities cohort

UBC Journalism School’s Indigenous Reporting news series released

April 24, 2014 – The UBC Journalism School’s Reporting in Indigenous Communities course recently finished this year’s news series, Smən’e:m: Stories of Youth. The stories can be found on the Indigenous Reporting and CBC News Aboriginal websites. The course, which is offered through the UBC Graduate School of Journalism, is the only journalism course in […]

UBC Aboriginal students granted financial awards

UBC Aboriginal students granted financial awards

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 […]