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

Unearthing Secrets, Gathering Truths – Jules Arita Koostachin

To unearth our secrets means we must face our past, and in doing so, we will find our voice. For more information on the event, please click here.

Treaty time? – Sarah Maddison

A presentation on the opportunities and challenges of subnational agreement-making in Australia. Please RSVP by October 16th.

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.

Directions to Practicum Meeting and Presentations 2018-2019

The Practicum Meeting and Practicum Presentations for 2018-2019 will be held in the Fairmont Social Lounge in St. John’s College. Directions to St. John’s College   Parking We suggest using the West Parkade (2140 Lower Mall V6T 1Z4) for parking closest to St. John’s College. For an overview of parking available on campus, please view […]

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)

Open Dialogues: How to engage and support students in open pedagogies

Open Dialogues
"For David Gaertner, it is important that his students have the opportunity to create work with a broader impact that can live beyond the classroom walls. 'A big part of my pedagogy is getting students to think outside the limitations of the university,' explains Gaertner..."

Indigenous Communities and Family Violence: Changing the Conversation Co-Authored by Dr. Sarah Hunt

Dr. Sarah Hunt’s new co-authored report “Indigenous Communities and Family Violence: Changing the Conversation” was written with Dr. Cindy Holmes for the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health. As stated by the authors the discussion paper is centred on “critically engaging with dominant frameworks and discourses around ‘family violence’ in the context of ongoing colonialism […]