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  • Full Circle: The Aboriginal Healing Foundation & the Unfinished Work of Hope, Healing & Reconciliation
    “This book is about the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, but much more besides. That is because the Foundation’s board of directors were eager to tell a story, rather than issue a multi-volume quantitative academic analysis. Formal reports of this character have great value, and the reader who wishes material of that kind may obtain it. The […]
  • Still Here, Still Healing
    A podcast that brings awareness to the history and lasting impacts of residential schools as well as the ongoing impacts of colonization. Listen to stories from residential school survivors and learn from discussions with Indigenous youth about topics such as culture, language, identity, and community. Still Here Still Healing | Podcast on Spotify
  • Report Marks the End of Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s 4-Year Term at the Centre
    Marking the end of Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s term as Academic Director of the Centre, 4 Years in Review, 2018–2022, presents a comprehensive overview of activities and achievements since the Centre’s inauguration.
  • Call for xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Artists: Orange Shirt Day 2022
    The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre at UBC (“the Centre”), located on the unceded and ancestral territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) peoples, in collaboration with Musqueam Indian Band, is inviting xʷməθkʷəy̓əm artists to submit expressions of interest to create original artwork for the 2022 Orange Shirt Day (OSD) campaign at UBC’s […]
  • Globe and Mail: B.C. sees spike in critical injuries to youth in government care during pandemic’s first year
    Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, Academic Director of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre and law professor at UBC, comments on the B.C. Ministry of Children and Family Development withholding data.