FNEL and MIB Teams Participate in the ICLDC Conference in Honolulu

March 31, 2017

Our FNEL faculty along with colleagues from the Musqueam Lan guage and Culture Department had a wonderful experience at the 5th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC) from March 2-5, 2017 at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

Come celebrate 20 years of MIB-UBC FNLG/FNEL partnership with us!

March 29, 2017

As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, we invite you to join us at our end-of-term community potluck dinner. Please bring some food to share and be ready to participate as students in the program present their work. RSVP online here by April 4th, 2017.

Augmented and Virtual Reality for Cultural and Linguistic Continuity: Reigniting the Many Voices of a Communal Bison Hunt

Together with colleagues in the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, FNEL had the pleasure of hosting Caroline and Michael Running Wolf for a series of enriching and engaging talks about their innovative research and community work in Montana.

New Media and Digital Storytelling (tenure-track Instructor)

January 27, 2017

The Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS) at UBC-Vancouver invites applications for a tenure-track teaching and educational leadership position at the rank of Instructor, with starting date of 1 July 2017. Area of Specialization: New Media and Digital Storytelling. *Please note that the content of this job posting was modified and re-approved by Senate. New deadline to apply: February 28, 2017*

Congratulations to Patricia A. Shaw, 2017 Ken Hale Prize Recipient

January 23, 2017

We extend our warmest congratulations to Professor Patricia A. Shaw, Founding-Chair of the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program, as the 2017 recipient of the Ken Hale Prize. Awarded by the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA).

Call for Applications: BC Breath of Life Archival Institute for First Nations Languages

December 14, 2016

FNEL, in collaboration with many other resource people at UBC, is hosting a week-long intensive Archival Institute for First Nations Languages from May 14-20, 2017. The application form is available here, and the extended deadline to apply is January 14, 2017.

Report on First Nations Languages, Cultures and Technology Released

November 9, 2016

The Híɫzaqv Language and Culture Mobilization Partnership recently released a SSHRC report entitled "Digital Access for Language and Culture in First Nations Communities."

Work Learn WL16 Student Research Assistant

August 3, 2016

We are now accepting applications for the Work Learn position of Student Research Assistant. The deadline to apply is August 12, 2016.

The Musqueam sʔi:ɬqəy̓ qeqən (double-headed serpent post) Dedicated at UBC

April 12, 2016

The Musqueam sʔi:ɬqəy̓ qeqən (double-headed serpent post) carved by Brent Sparrow Jr. was raised on April 6, 2016 at the Money and Raymond M.C. Lee Square (outside the UBC Bookstore).

Future Speakers Talks by Daryl Baldwin and Barbra A. Meek Available Online

March 28, 2016

The "Future Speakers" Series public lectures by Daryl Baldwin and Barbra A. Meek are now available online.