FNIS Welcomes Bernard Perley

CIS welcomes new director, Dr. Bernard Perley. Click for more information.

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FNIS 400 Research Practicum Student Presentations

  At the heart of the First Nations Studies and Indigenous Studies major is FNIS 400, the Research Practicum. The practicum is a reflection of the  belief that deep understanding and ethical engagement are central to the wellbeing of resurgent Indigenous communities and foundational to more respectful Indigenous-settler relations. Each year FNIS invites more than 100 Aboriginal […]

FNIS 400 Research Practicum Presentations

Students Research Practicum Presentations

9th Annual Burge Lecture

2019 Burge Lecture featuring Audra Simpson (Department of Anthropology) from Columbia University

The John P. Bell Global Indigenous Rights Lecture

“Indigenous Human Rights: The Continuing Quest for Equality” Speaker: Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough Thursday, January 31, 6:00 pm at UBC First Nations Longhouse

Me aro koe ki te hā o Hineahuone: Pay Heed to the Dignity of Māori Women

We are excited to hold a presentation by Dr. Leonie Pihama, a leading kaupapa Māori educator and researcher. Join us on September 10th at 2pm in the Dodson Room (IKLB). For more information on the event, please click here.

FNIS Job Opportunities

FNIS is currently hiring for Graduate Teaching Assistants and Graduate Research Assistantships.

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Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

Professor Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor invites you to attend a ceremony to witness the official opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre and a Statement of Apology for UBC’s involvement in the system that supported the operation of the Indian Residential Schools. | Monday, April 9th 10:00am at the Koerner Plaza

FNIS 400 Research Practicum Student Presentations

Come join the students and their instructor to hear about their projects on Tuesday March 27, 2018 from 9:30am - 1:30pm at the Liu Institute for Global Issues (Multipurpose Room)