In The News | Jan 11-15

Each week, we feature a few articles about Indigenous news, issues and initiatives with a local, national and global focus.

For the week of January 11-15, 2021,



Events and Opportunities

  • UBC Library presents, in partnership with UBC Forestry and the Simon K. Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre, a conversation with Dr Robin Wall Kimmerer on Friday, January 29 (1pm -2:30pm PST). The acclaimed author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants will be joined by moderators, Dr Daniel Heath Justice and Corrina Sparrow to discuss the author’s influence on multidisciplinary understandings of her work and how readers can integrate this into our connections with land and each other through our respective disciplinary lenses.
  • Join CIS on January 22, 7-8pm, for a live Q&A with Asivak Koostachin, lead actor in Red Snow (2019). For more information, click here.