News

The Centre during COVID

November 23, 2020
Learn more about the Centre's safety plan and response to COVID-19.

Career opportunities at the Centre

November 20, 2020
The Centre has four open career opportunities. Learn more and apply by November 26.

Elder and Knowledge Keeper Roberta Price speaks about her life and work in urban Indigenous communities during the Covid-19 pandemic

November 19, 2020
The Learning Circle webinar discussed Prices’ life and role as an Elder and healer in urban Indigenous communities before, and during, the COVID-19 pandemic.

Student profile: Kenzie Littlelight


Learn more about RSHDC student staff member Kenzie Littlelight.

How this Indigenous architect designs buildings with Indigenous history and spirituality in mind

October 30, 2020
Alfred Waugh of Formline Architecture, who designed the Centre, spoke to CBC Radio about the building's design and development.

Radio West with Sarah Penton

October 28, 2020
Centre Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, was interviewed about Indigenous children in care in BC and Canada for CBC Radio West.

On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko

October 24, 2020
Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond spoke to CBC Radio about youth in care.

Report on systemic racism in healthcare reveals new horrors, Chief investigator says

October 18, 2020
Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, spoke to VICE News about her independent report on disturbing new incidents of racism against Indigenous Peoples in healthcare.

Things changed for kids in care under the NDP. But has it been enough?

October 14, 2020
Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-kwe, commented in the Tyee about recent developments in child welfare.

Webinar highlights foundations of Orange Shirt Day

October 8, 2020
On September 22, UBC Learning Circle and the First Nations House of Learning hosted an online webinar with Phyllis Webstad founder of the Orange Shirt Day Society.