On September 11, 2013, the members of the UBC community performed a Flash Mob to raise awareness for campus initiatives on the National Truth and Reconciliation West Coast Event from September 18th-21st.
UBC Forestry together with the Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society are taking a new approach to natural resource education with their collaborative, community-based semesters in natural science and socio-economic approaches to natural resource management. Undergraduate students from all across Canada are experiencing a different kind of education whilst being immersed in the local […]
Long before settlers began building residential schools, indigenous communities passed knowledge down from generation to generation. From September 12 to 27, the UBC Learning Exchange [http://learningexchange.ubc.ca] will be hosting an exhibition called “Generations”; a thought-provoking multimedia exhibit in which three generations of Dene leaders from the Northwest Territories share how they learned from their elders.
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 videoconference units in health centres and band offices in First Nations communities across BC means that survivors, Elders, and community members who otherwise would not be able to travel to Vancouver for TRC events will have the opportunity to begin the healing process in their own homes and communities.
Students in Biology 121 spend about one-third of the term learning about, and discussing ecosystems, ecological communities and interactions. They also practice thinking critically and making predictions about the many effects that can result from the disruption of a single factor in a community. In the upcoming 2013 Fall term, students in one section of […]
Indigenous Foundations, created by the UBC First Nations Studies Program, provides concise information on Aboriginal topics, including the Indian Residential Schools, and has a complete video record of UBC’s Nov 1, 2011 IRS Dialogue–an excellent introduction to this topic.
Xwi7xwa Library’s collections include extensive materials related to the Indian Residential School System in Canada and Xwi7xwa librarians have produced a research guide that can help you to access relevant materials at Xwi7xwa and beyond.
On November 1, 2011 the UBC First Nations House of Learning, in collaboration with the Indian Residential School Survivors Society, hosted a day-long event addressing the history and legacy of the Indian Residential Schools…
Working with Residential School history can be very stressful. If you encounter distress, resources are available. Please click here to learn more or call 1-866-925-4419 to access the Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line.