Event: Tsilhqot’in Nation and UBC sign Memorandum of Understanding

A photo of a Tsilhqot’in drum. The Tsilhqot’in National Government a

A photo of a Tsilhqot’in drum. The Tsilhqot’in National Government and the University of British Columbia will be signing a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday. Credit: Laureen Carruthers

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Thandi Fletcher

The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) will be signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at UBC’s Vancouver campus on Wednesday.

The signing demonstrates TNG’s and UBC’s commitments to lighting new paths towards reconciliation and recognition of Indigenous self-determination, in the spirit of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the advancement of UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan.

Event: Official signing of the TNG-UBC Memorandum of Understanding Date/Time : Wednesday, Dec. 8, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Location:áJack Poole Hall, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre ( 6163 University Blvd., Vancouver, B.C. )

  • Chief Joe Alphonse, Tsilhqot’in National Government
  • Chief Jimmy Lulua, Tsilhqot’in National Government
  • UBC President and Vice-Chancellor Santa J. Ono


English Note to Editors: Members of the media who wish to attend the ceremonial signing are asked to register by contacting media.relations@ubc.ca. Photos of the signing will also be available shortly after the event.

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