Reconciliation and Indigenous Peoples
Event: UBC hosts seminar on Indigenous Peoples’ right to traditional economies, sustainable development, and food security in an age of climate change
On Feb. 8-9, media are invited to join this expert seminar at UBC in support of the work of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP).
Feb 7, 2024
How to conduct scientific research with Indigenous Peoples and Lands in a good way
In this Q&A, UBC Indigenous fisheries researcher Dr. Andrea Reid and her co-workers weigh in.
Jan 16, 2024
Event: Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day 2023
An intergenerational march to recognize Orange Shirt Day will start at the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) on September 30
Sep 29, 2023
UBC experts and events on Orange Shirt Day 2023
September 30 is both the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day in Canada. UBC experts are available to comment.
Sep 27, 2023
First Nations Longhouse celebrates 30 years at UBC
Since 1993, the First Nation Longhouse has supported the Indigenous community at UBC as a ‘home away from home’ for Indigenous students.
Aug 8, 2023
Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot appointed United Nations chair on Indigenous peoples’ rights
The announcement marks the first time an Indigenous woman from Canada has been appointed to the prestigious position.
Jul 17, 2023
UBC students create Lifegiver Box to improve sexual health care access for Indigenous women
Two UBC students have developed the Lifegiver Box to help improve access to sexual health care for Indigenous women.
Jul 11, 2023
UBC experts on National Indigenous Peoples Day
Wednesday, June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. Several UBC experts are available to speak with media. Dr. Warren Cardinal-McTeague Assistant Professor, Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences […]
Jun 21, 2023
UBC experts on National Indigenous History Month
June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada. Several UBC experts are available to speak with media.
May 31, 2023
Reconciliation, one keystroke at a time
A new font to typeset Salish languages is the result of a unique collaboration between UBC, Musqueam and Syilx.
May 31, 2023
New art connects The Reconciliation Pole to Musqueam territory
The 15-foot-wide disc, titled θəʔit, depicts salmon carved by Musqueam master-carver Kayám̓ Richard Campbell.
May 11, 2023
Event: New art connects The Reconciliation Pole to Musqueam traditional territory
New art connects The Reconciliation Pole to Musqueam traditional territory.
May 11, 2023
New Musqueam art featured at UBC’s annual Storm the Wall event
The University of British Columbia’s Athletics and Recreation department unveiled an exciting new piece of xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) artwork as part of its Thunderbirds story on Monday, March 13.
Mar 21, 2023