In The News | May 10-14

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 May 10-14,




Events & Opportunities

  • Join the Museum of Anthropology for “In a different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art with Karen Duffek and Jordan Wilson” as part of “The Work We Do” series on May 27, 2021, from 6:30-7:30pm. Learn more here.
  • Join Pune’luxutth Elder Florence James for Oral Storytelling on May 20, from 4-5pm (PDT).
  • Take part in the Tkaronto Music Festival, online from May 21-23. Get tickets and learn more here.
  • On Thursday May 13th, the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers invites is hosting Community Connection Series: Career Stories with Indigenous Professionals. This event will consist of two halves: the panel portion of the event is open to all UBC students and will be recorded through Zoom. The second half of the event is reserved for Indigenous students, with more informal conversations with alumni in breakout rooms. The small group conversations will not be recorded. Please register for this event on CareersOnline here.
  • Join Xwi7xwa Library’s Kayla Lar-son for Indigenous Data Protocols on May 25 from 1-2pm EDT. The event will take place via Zoom. Learn more here.