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Career opportunity: Cultural Support Program Coordinator for IRSHDC and UBC FNHL

April 22, 2021
Applications accepted until end of day May 13.

Eighth UNDRIP discussion paper looks at BC’s DRIPA and proposed federal government legislation, Bill C-15

April 21, 2021
'Taking “All Measures Necessary” to Ensure Laws are Consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples' is the latest paper in the Implementing UNDRIP in BC: discussion paper series.

Indigenous leaders, experts urge Ottawa to quickly pass UNDRIP bill before election

April 16, 2021
Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, recently spoke to the Canadian Press about federal legislation on UNDRIP.

Cultural heritage webinar series

March 31, 2021
The Global Conversations on the Return of Cultural Heritage webinar series includes researchers and professors from across the globe.

UBC honorary degree recipients include Elders


UBC is recognizing Indigenous Elders from the Secwepmc, Okanagan, Tahltan and Cowichan Nations at its commencement ceremonies in May.

Innovation grant supports new access to information about residential schools

March 22, 2021
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba received $2.4 million in support from the Canada Innovation Fund to support their Digital Architecture project.

Webinar looks at Tŝilhqot’in responses to COVID-19


Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, will be moderating this upcoming panel on April 8.

Centre welcomes new staff


Noah Duranseaud, Emily Larson and Jess Boon have started roles at the Centre as of March 2021.

Building relationships with Shannon Robinson


Education and Programming Strategist Shannon Robinson discusses the importance of relationship building.

Racism in health care review finds stereotypes drive ‘abusive interactions’ with Indigenous patients

March 15, 2021
Centre Academic Director Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Aki-Kwe, spoke to APTN news about her recent health care inquiry.