UBC-Musqueam

UBC-Musqueam

Visit this page to learn about UBC-Musqueam relations.

Indigenous Events

Indigenous Events

Visit the Indigenous Events calendar to learn what’s coming your way.

Indigenous Graduation Celebration Spring 2024

Indigenous Graduation Celebration Spring 2024

PLEASE NOTE: This story has been relocated to the First Nations House of Learning’s new site. Click on this post to be taken to it.

Susan Point artwork installed at UBC Sauder

Susan Point artwork installed at UBC Sauder

UBC Sauder proudly unveiled a new art piece entitled “Cultural Guardians” by xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) artist Susan Point. Installed in UBC’s Henry Angus CPA Hall, the Cultural Guardians will reside in the heart of UBC’s Vancouver campus, located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam, and will serve as a reminder of Sauder’s […]

‘Truth before reconciliation’: A message from the President and Provost

‘Truth before reconciliation’: A message from the President and Provost

A Message to UBC Vancouver on behalf of the President and Vancouver Provost January 17, 2023 – To quote the UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan, “Truth before Reconciliation,” all of our actions need to be based on a fundamental commitment to truth, to openness and transparency, and to humility. We know that this has been a […]

UBC Farm’s Indigenous Garden selected for Canada’s Garden Hall of Fame

UBC Farm’s Indigenous Garden selected for Canada’s Garden Hall of Fame

Gardens Canada has selected the Indigenous Health Research and Education Garden — xʷc̓ic̓əsəm Garden — at the UBC Farm to Canada’s Garden Hall of Fame, as part of the 2000-2022 class. The Indigenous Garden, led Dr. Eduardo Jovel, who is currently the interim director of the First Nations House of Learning until June 30, 2022, […]

New resource curates Indigenous professional development opportunities

New resource curates Indigenous professional development opportunities

Introducing a new resource for UBC faculty and staff searching for Indigenous-focused professional development opportunities. The Indigenous Portal features a new page that gathers facilitated and self-directed learning opportunities to create a clear foundation for individuals at the university to begin walking along the path towards action. Launched in consultation with HR, CTLT, and the […]

New Master of Education in Indigenous Education launched

New Master of Education in Indigenous Education launched

UBC Faculty of Education will be home to British Columbia’s first Master of Education in Indigenous Education, after receiving approval from the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. To offer a new degree program, public post-secondary institutions in British Columbia must apply to the Ministry in accordance with the Degree Program Review Criteria and […]

Learning Lingít helped UBC student to discover her history

Learning Lingít helped UBC student to discover her history

When the Tlingit community adopted UBC student Éedaa Heather Burge, she was brought in from the cold. Studying the language in Juneau, Alaska, that could be taken literally, but the Lingít phrase for adoption ‘A tóot ajeewatán’ means to take someone’s hand and bring them inside. Her adoptive mother and teacher, Elder G̱uneiwtí Marsha Hotch, […]