A new seminar on the effects of Canada’s residential schools gives students a chance to contribute to something bigger than themselves Talking about Canada’s past with Indian residential schools – and how to move forward – can be a sensitive subject, but one Erica Baker refuses to shy away from. The UBC student is the […]
As part of the exhibition Witnesses: Art and Canada’s Indian Residential Schools at the UBC Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, artist Cathy Busby’s WE ARE SORRY 2013 is on view at the UBC Walter C. Koerner Library. This exhibition is a collaboration between the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery and the Walter C. […]
On Sept 12, UBC Librarians, Library staff, and students from the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies Program are learning about and discussing the roles of library and information workers with the TRC.
Students in LIBR 569A will tools in Blackboard Connect to reflect on problem-based scenarios that illustrate the disconnect between accepted library and archival practice and respectful engagements with Indigenous peoples and cultures. Course content will also introduce students to a range of technologies and how their use meets the needs of or conflicts with contemporary […]
In preparation for the West Coast National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Vancouver from September 18-21, the UBC Statistics Department, the UBC Mathematics Department and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) have organized an introductory seminar for students, faculty, and staff. This seminar will present a meaningful introduction to the […]
In anticipation of the important conversations accompanying the Truth and Reconciliation Commission events at UBC, the First Nations Studies Program, in partnership with the Liu Institute, will hold a teach-in on engaging reconciliation in the classroom on September 12th 10:00am -1:00pm. Featuring Indigenous and allied faculty, this event will provide participants with helpful critical perspectives […]
This fall, in support of the Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) events at the Pacific Coliseum, the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is implementing several initiatives to raise awareness of the TRC and the history of Indian Residential Schools among Faculty, staff, and students. Pharmacy classes at UBC will be cancelled on September […]
Inuit and northern educators, with community partners, have developed and implemented locally-relevant education programs founded on Inuit culture and language. An exemplar of this work is the recently completed grade 10 social studies module for schools in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories (developed in partnership with the Legacy of Hope Foundation), The Residential School System […]
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.