June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21 the National Indigenous Peoples Day – reminders to “recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples”.
Hear from UBC’s first Indigenous Chancellor: The Honorable Steven Point
Listen to a conversation between Professor Ono and UBC’s first Indigenous Chancellor: The Honorable Steven Point.
Learn more about Steven’s distinguished career, as he talks through his challenges and triumphs over the years.
Visit the Xwi7xwa Library on June 21
As part of Indigenous History Month, a new exhibit has launched in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. View featured materials from Xwi7xwa’s Indigenous language collection, and learn how the branch supports language revitalization on campus and in the community.
Join Xwi7xwa Library on Tuesday, June 21 from 10 am–3 pm to learn more about the Indigenous territories you live on, have been to, or would like to visit! The library will be displaying our Indigenous floor map on the second floor of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.