Strategy 17 – Indigenous Engagement
By Breeonne Baxter on May 30, 2023
Please visit https://news.ok.ubc.ca/2023/05/23/tania-willard-is-bringing-creative-thinkers-together/ to read the story.
By Breeonne Baxter on May 15, 2023
Please visit https://news.ubc.ca/2023/05/11/new-art-connects-the-reconciliation-pole-to-musqueam-territory/ to read the story.
Preserving and sharing syilx digital heritage: Westbank First Nation and UBCO collaborate on interactive web map
By Breeonne Baxter on May 9, 2023
Please visit https://communityengagement.ubc.ca/news/westbank-first-nation-and-ubco-collaborate-on-interactive-web-map/ to read the full story.
By Breeonne Baxter on April 3, 2023
Please visit https://news.ubc.ca/2023/03/21/new-musqueam-art-featured-at-ubcs-annual-storm-the-wall-event/ to read the full story.
By Breeonne Baxter on February 6, 2023
UBC librarians are embarking on a new collaborative research project that aims to address a fundamental problem in how open educational practices approach Indigenous Knowledges, and instead replicate colonial concepts of ownership and knowledge transfer. The research project, titled Foregrounding Indigenous Perspectives: Community and Collaborator Affinities and Conflicts in Open Education, recently received a grant […]
By Breeonne Baxter on November 7, 2022
When she first arrived at UBC Okanagan, psychology student Jordyn Cates, who is from the Okanagan Indian Band in Vernon, wanted to connect with an Indigenous community within the university population. In her third year, Cates applied to participate in the Indigenous Research Mentorship Program (IRM) run by Indigenous Programs and Services. Started in 2015, […]
RavenSpace at UBC Press receives third Mellon Foundation grant to expand collaborative multimedia Indigenous publishing program
By Breeonne Baxter on October 25, 2022
RavenSpace, a platform and hub for the publication of Indigenous community-driven works of cultural, educational, and social significance, has been awarded a three-year grant of $1-million (Canadian) from The Mellon Foundation’s Public Knowledge program. The Mellon Foundation’s generous financial contributions to RavenSpace have been instrumental from inception. With this third grant, RavenSpace will set off […]
By Breeonne Baxter on October 11, 2022
New funding from the Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund will enable relationship building with the Syilx Okanagan People to establish an Indigenous-inspired natural space for teaching and learning. The Indigenous Micro-Forest project will endeavour to establish a self-sustainable, green, biodiverse ecosystem on UBC Okanagan campus, guided by Indigenous traditional ecological knowledge to reintroduce and foster native species […]