Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot
Multiple Indigenous-focused initiatives receive UBC funding to help advance rights of Indigenous peoples
A diverse range of Indigenous-focused projects will receive a significant funding boost this month to help transform innovative and impactful ideas into reality. Through the Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund (ISI […]
Sep 14, 2022
UBC Indigenous Strategic Plan funding sees student projects get off the ground
Successful student recipients of the Indigenous Strategic Initiatives (ISI) Fund have been given the green light to start implementing their proposed Indigenous-focused, student-led projects with the backing of university funding.
Aug 10, 2022
UBC’s Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot appointed United Nations representative on rights of Indigenous Peoples
Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot has been named the North American member on the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The announcement marks the first time an Indigenous woman from Canada has been appointed to the prestigious position.
Mar 24, 2021