By Thane Bonar on August 19, 2011
Starting with Frank Calder in 1946, countless distinguished and influential Aboriginal figures have graduated from UBC. Alumni include political leaders, artists, poets, authors, judges, and musicians who have gone on to profoundly influence Canadian politics and culture.
By Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Thane Bonar on March 1, 2011
Dr. Sandercock has worked in the field of planning for over thirty years and in 2007 was invited by the Cheslatta and Ts’il Kaz Koh (Burns Lake) Carrier Bands to explore the issues of community development and cultural division. [Video]
By Basil Waugh on December 1, 2010
Dara Kelly remembers the day when a fellow student asked why aboriginal people were “so screwed up” in a class discussion. Her and other students’ experiences led to an innovative student project . . .
By Kasondra White on August 18, 2010
In June of this year, Lauren Redman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of British Columbia. Redman, who is a Metis student from Selkirk, Manitoba, was not always so sure of the direction she wanted to take with her studies. After taking some courses at Langara College, […]
By Kasondra White on August 9, 2010
Anishinaabe grad student Brittany Luby’s PhD. work centres on the history of hydro developments in Ontario in the 1950s and their effects on First Nations. [video]
By FNHL on October 27, 2009
One of the First Nations House of Learning’s great honours is to celebrate the achievement of the University of British Columbia’s Aboriginal graduates, together with their families and supporters from throughout British Columbia and beyond.