Artist Jag Nagra recalls what life was like before she came out to her family.
Local organizations have numerous film screenings, concerts, and other events occurring throughout the month to celebrate and commemorate Black History Month. Here are a selection of events, on-campus and across the city, to add to your calendar.
It was my third time in Canada, but my first time flushed with inescapable dread.
All this to say that public art matters. It’s important, then, that any efforts at redesigning and expanding UBC give public art its due consideration in the planning process.
Even before the start of the pandemic, Indigenous students have been using traditional Indigenous beadwork to enrich their lives. But since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, beadwork has become an even stronger healing art.
Alongside the fundamentals of computer science and entrepreneurship, the curriculum educates students on Indigenous history, including the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action, and encourages them to “use their voice in a powerful way.”
Don’t let the poetry deter you, Campbell’s work is easy to understand and uses imagery to immediately paint a vivid backdrop.
“The only way for us to build a positive future is to come from a place of knowledge and understanding,” said Jordy Matheson.
McIvor advises readers to “be open to setting aside and questioning some of [their] assumed knowledge about the law” before engaging with this book.
The ‘Indigenous child removal system’ is a term coined by Sinclair to describe the relationship between the residential school system and the child welfare system.
From decolonial research to digitizing records, X̱wi7x̱wa Library amplifies voices which have historically been silenced.
As a Cree lawyer, poet and writer, Good’s representation of residential school survivors and intergenerational survivors in her novel, Five Little Indians, comes from lived experience.
“When you give, there is something that returns to you,” Dr. Ryan said.