Author Archives: Spencer Lindsay

Knowing the Land Beneath Our Feet: UBC’s Indigenous Histories and Presence

Filed under Activism, Campus, Decolonization   ·   January 26th, 2015   ·   5 comments
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Every day, thousands of UBC students pass by a totem pole that comes from the depths of Viner Sound near the former Ḵwiḵwa̱sut̓inux̱w village of Metap. Hockey players at Thunderbird Arena haul their gear past a duck depicted in mid takeoff, crafted with the copper-leafed remnants of an old Volvo car.