On November 28, AMS Council formally approved the creation of an Indigenous Committee after over a year of lobbying from Indigenous students.
Spurred on by the province, UBC is working on a comprehensive action plan to advance its commitments to support Indigenous communities.
“It is not up to us to force ourselves into your space.” said Hailey Matheson, from the Peguis Nation.
“I was shocked that it was allowed to happen because there were elected officials in there and none of them stopped the process,” he said. “There was no other Indigenous people in there."