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Okanagan Language instructor Richard Armstrong stands with one of the new street signs on UBC's Okanagan campus. The Penticton Indian Band member is a driving force in keeping the culture of the Okanagan Nation alive for future generations.

Aboriginal language now on UBC campus street signs

Visitors to UBC's Okanagan campus in Kelowna will get a bilingual experience while travelling the campus roads. New street signs feature both English and Nsyilxcen, the traditional language spoken by the Okanagan's original people. "UBC Okanagan is located in the traditional territory of the Okanagan Nation," says Lyle Mueller, Director, Aboriginal Programs and Services. "It […]