In The News | March 14 – 18

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 March 14 – 18:




Events and Opportunities

  • Join the Indigenous Studies Student Association at the UBC Rose Garden for Red Rose Tea, Talk, & Timbits on Thursday March 17th, from 3-4pm. If it is raining, we will meet in Buchanan E-273. We hope to see you there!
  • CIS and AISA are cohosting an FNHL Lunch on Wednesday March 16 from 12pm-2pm. For more details, email Siera Stonechild, CIS’ Outreach and Engagement Specialist (
  • Honouring Indigenous Writers seeks to increase awareness of Indigenous literature and improve the coverage of Indigenous writers on Wikipedia. This year the organizing team has put together an exciting schedule of events throughout the month of March as well as asynchronous Wikipedia activities. All events are free and open to everyone! Learn more here.
  • FNIS 400 Students’ Practicum Presentations will take place from 10:45am-3:30pm on Wednesday, March 30th. The event will be virtual via Zoom. To RSVP, please respond to this survey.