UBC to house Western Canada’s first residential school history centre
UBC formally announced today the construction of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSC).
Sep 12, 2016
Starving children, withholding information was horrific policy
Starving children, withholding information was horrific policy Two UBC professors are speaking out on the news that the Canadian government conducted nutrition experiments on residential school children in the 1940s. […]
Jul 23, 2013
Rod McCormick on nutritional experiments at residential schools
Rod McCormick is “not surprised” by recent revelations and thinks the government should make amends by funding Aboriginal health researchers.
Jul 22, 2013
Children teaching parents about Aboriginal culture: UBC study
In a unique role reversal, children in literacy programs for indigenous families are learning about Aboriginal culture and language and teaching it to their parents – many of whom are missing this knowledge because of Canada’s history of residential schools and child welfare removal policies. This reversal is identified in a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia.
Apr 14, 2012