In The News | August 16-20

Each week, we feature a few articles about Indigenous news, issues and initiatives with a local, national and global focus. We feature these as an educational resource, and they should not be construed as an official stance or reflective of the opinions or beliefs of the Institute, CIS staff or faculty.

For the week of August 16-20:




Events and Opportunities

  • In September, UBC will be launching the first open call for the Indigenous Strategic Initiatives Fund. This call looks to fund projects that advance the implementation of ISP across UBC. More information is to be shared soon, here.
  • On August 25, join CFUV 101.9 FM us for their fifth Indigenous Media Workshop featuring award-winning Oji-Cree Saulteux writer, advocate, and activist j a y e s i m p s o n . In this workshop jaye will be exploring Indigenous story telling through writing and poetry, they will discuss how they bring their experiences onto the page, and will chat about their journey with writing. Learn more here.