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Student project aims to remember murdered Okanagan women

A Gender and Women's Studies class at UBC Okanagan is gathering information about women who have been murdered in the Okanagan Valley. Students will create visual biographies of the victims, to be given to the Kelowna Women's Resource Centre (KWRC). Beginning this month, students are collecting information from public sources -- such as newspapers, archives […]

Members of the Taku Kwaan Dancers performing at the Atlin Arts and Music Festival in 2009. -- Christine Schreyer photo.

Dancers showcase endangered Indigenous language at 2010 Games

UBC Okanagan professor working with Tlingit First Nation to study the language of Indigenous dance A UBC Okanagan professor is headed to the Olympics as part of an ongoing research initiative that studies how Indigenous communities are trying to revive their endangered languages. Christine Schreyer, assistant professor of anthropology, has been working with the Taku […]