By spencerjlindsay on July 3, 2013
Two UBC Forestry professors were honoured by Keyoh holders at a “Dené ilhuna hooz leh” event in Fort St. James, BC on July 1st 2013. Professors John Nelson and Gary Bull are being recognized for partnering with the Maiyoo Keyoh Society to deliver a course on sustainable forest management. In the course, students work with […]
By Silvia Moreno-Garcia for UBC Reports on December 11, 2012
When Melania Alvarez’s son was placed in a lower-level math class in junior high school, she was caught off guard. The Mexican-born mathematician, then working in Wisconsin, knew that Rodrigo had an aptitude for math.
By Thane Bonar on December 4, 2012
The UBC College of Health Disciplines and Division of Aboriginal People’s Health offers a practice-based Aboriginal health elective open to health science students…
By UBC Public Affairs on July 20, 2012
Days after a reporting project by University of British Columbia journalism students ran in The New York Times, Brazilian authorities began arresting suspects in the murder of indigenous leader Nisio Gomes.
By Basil Waugh on June 11, 2012
A massive piece of Aboriginal rock art, transported across the province nearly a century ago to reside in Vancouver, is finally heading home. Adorned with carvings which may predate the arrival of Europeans in B.C., the rock art, or petroglyph, was a mainstay in Stanley Park’s collection of Northwest Coast artifacts, and more recently, resided at the Museum of Vancouver…
By UBC Faculty of Medicine on May 18, 2012
The Division of Health Care Communication in the College of Health Disciplines’ “Community as Teacher” Program has been awarded a national Community Service-Learning Award from the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation. Through the program, UBC students learn alongside Aboriginal youth at summer camps led by Elders, youth workers and cultural leaders.
By Basil Waugh, UBC Public Affairs on April 23, 2012
An innovative UBC Graduate School of Journalism project provides a hard-hitting look into efforts by Aboriginal communities to address such major health and social issues as suicide, sexual abuse, diabetes and the survival of traditional languages…
By Thane Bonar on April 5, 2012
The UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems has partnered with the Ustlahn’s Social Society to offer a new community-based experiential learning (CBEL) field course. The course will facilitate training in interdisciplinary and interprofessional CBEL to students interested in working with Aboriginal people through a community-centered experience.
By UBC Science on March 27, 2012
UBC’s Mark MacLean has been awarded the 2012 Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Education Prize for his efforts in educational transformation, outreach and aboriginal engagement.