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Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC)

The UBCIC was founded in 1969 by a group of Indian Chiefs in B.C., partly as a collective response to the federal government’s assimilationist White Paper, and through recognition of the need for different First Peoples of B.C. to work together … Continue reading

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Vancouver Island University’s Centre for Pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation

In 2014, the Vancouver Island University (VIU) established a Centre for Pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation in Nanaimo, British Columbia. The goal of the centre is to advance research, education, and public understanding and dialogue on Pre-Confederation Treaties from across Canada, as … Continue reading

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University of British Columbia- First Nations Studies Program (FNSP) and First Nations Studies Students Association (FNSSA)

The First Nations Studies Program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program in the Faculty of Arts, established in 2001. The program focuses on Indigenous history, arts and culture, systems of knowledge, political theory, activism, and contemporary issues from critical perspectives. UBC is … Continue reading

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