August 5, 2016
For the first time in 30 years, the Musqueam Indian Band has carved a ‘journey canoe’ from a 350-year-old cedar log.
October 22, 2015 - by Corey Allen
Chewing and spitting out salmon eggs wasn’t what Jun Lee and Vinicius Lube thought they’d be doing to complete a project in their wood finishing class at UBC.
June 26, 2014
UBC experts are available to comment on today’s landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada to grant land title to the Tsilhqot’in First Nation.
June 6, 2014
UBC’s Okanagan campus celebrates its first two Aboriginal PhD graduates this week.
May 12, 2014 - by Heather Amos
Professors, students and alumni are working with Aboriginal groups to find answers to big questions about the future of their forests.
March 26, 2014
New research examines the safety of First Nations smoked meat.
Media Release | February 7, 2014
UBC greets with great interest today’s announcement on the dedication of additional federal government resources for First Nations’ education.
September 25, 2013 - by Heather Amos
UBC engineers are working with First Nations communities to improve access to clean water.
September 10, 2013
UBC has taken the extraordinary step of suspending almost all classes on its Vancouver campus on September 18 to encourage its community to participate in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada’s National Event.
September 4, 2013 - by Corey Allen
A new seminar on the effects of Canada’s residential schools gives students a chance to contribute to something bigger than themselves.
August 8, 2013
A diverse group of elders gather at UBC’s Museum of Anthropology, located on traditional Musqueam territory, to discuss reconciliation.
May 30, 2013
Jo-ann Archibald, a member of the Sto:lo Nation, has helped transform Indigenous education in Canada. This spring, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) recognized Archibald’s contributions.
April 8, 2013
Aftab Erfan was intrigued when she learned that a Vancouver Island First Nation band had approached UBC’s School of Community & Regional Planning (SCARP) for help drafting and implementing their community plan.
January 30, 2013
UBC First Nations House of Learning hosts Idle No More Teach-in
Media Release | September 27, 2012
UBC and Langara College have partnered to create a transfer program to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students working toward a university degree. The program offers up to $8,500 in scholarships to Aboriginal students, plus guaranteed admission to UBC’s Faculty of Arts and personalized support from Aboriginal advisors at both institutions.
June 11, 2012 - by By Basil Waugh
A massive piece of Aboriginal rock art, transported across the province nearly a century ago to reside in Vancouver, is finally heading home.
Media Release | March 21, 2012
The University of British Columbia has launched two new major entrance scholarships to help attract and support outstanding Canadian Aboriginal high school students to UBC.
Media Release | September 7, 2011
The UBC Graduate School of Journalism has launched the only university journalism course in Canada dedicated to improving the quality of Aboriginal representation by the news media.
Media Release | May 4, 2011
The University of British Columbia’s iconic Museum of Anthropology, designed by the renowned late architect Arthur Erickson, has received one of Canada’s most prestigious architectural awards. The museum is one […]
Media Release | November 3, 2010
UBC experts are available to offer a variety of perspectives on today’s resignation of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell.