The Tŝilhqot’in National Government (TNG) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) will be signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at UBC’s Vancouver campus on Wednesday.
The signing demonstrates TNG’s and UBC’s commitments to lighting new paths towards reconciliation and recognition of Indigenous self-determination, in the spirit of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the advancement of UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan.
Event: Official signing of the TNG-UBC Memorandum of Understanding
Date/Time: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Location: Jack Poole Hall, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre (6163 University Blvd., Vancouver, B.C.)
- Chief Joe Alphonse, Tŝilhqot’in National Government
- Chief Jimmy Lulua, Tŝilhqot’in National Government
- UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono
Interview language(s): English
Note to Editors: Members of the media who wish to attend the ceremonial signing are asked to register by contacting email@example.com. Photos of the signing will also be available shortly after the event.