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Weaving together First Nations’ traditional knowledge and UBC Biology.

Weaving together First Nations’ traditional knowledge and UBC Biology.

Come to the Longhouse on Sept. 18th and check out our displays on The Science of Cedar, The Symbolism and Genetics of the Spirit Bear, and The Coast Salish Wool Dog!

Technology and Reconciliation: Legacy of Indian Residential Schools

Technology and Reconciliation: Legacy of Indian Residential Schools

In support of the Truth and Reconciliation process at UBC, the UBC Learning Circle will be hosting a live and interactive workshop on the Legacy of Indian Residential Schools presented by Angela White, Workshop Coordinator with the Indian Residential School Survivors Society. Our network of 90 video conference units in health centres and band offices […]

Inquiry: Talking about Indigenous rights through classroom debate

Inquiry: Talking about Indigenous rights through classroom debate

This fall, UBC professors may be looking for interesting ways to encourage their students to think about Indigenous rights. Inquiry is a hands-on exhibition that invites students to immerse themselves in the Berger Inquiry (1974-77). Over three years,  a few dozen Dene and Inuvialiut young people, most of whom had just left residential schools, organized […]

Truth and Reconciliation: What does this have to do with Cell Biology??

Truth and Reconciliation: What does this have to do with Cell Biology??

Science teaches us to examine and evaluate evidence. Our hypotheses and beliefs should be tested with rigour, …