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Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies is an interdisciplinary field grounded in the languages, histories, geographies, and contemporary experiences of Indigenous peoples

Indigenous Liaison Librarian

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Rachel Chong

Territorial Acknowledgement 
We at Kwantlen Polytechnic University respectfully acknowledge that we work, live, and study in a region that overlaps with the unceded, traditional and ancestral lands of the xwməθkwəyə̓ m (Musqueam), qi̓ cə̓ y̓ (Katzie), SEMYOME (Semiahmoo), scə̓ waθən (Tsawwassen), qiqéyt (Qayqayt),  Kwikwetlem, and the lands of the qw̓ ɑ:nƛ̓ ə̓ n̓ (Kwantlen) First Nation, which gifted its name to this university.

In the cause of reconciliation, we recognize our commitment to address and reduce the ongoing systemic colonialism, oppression and racism that Indigenous Peoples continue to experience.
 Audio-visual territorial acknowledgement.

News at KPU

NIKKLA respectful terminologies project
χʷəχʷéy̓əm Indigenous Collection Surrey Launch & Richmond Launch & Langley Launch
KPU student Jennifer Lamont's Dancer print to be featured in χʷƏχʷe ỷƏm Library space

Need help? Contact your Indigenous Studies Subject Liaison Librarian Rachel Chong. 


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New Books

Book cover: Beyond blood : rethinking Indigenous identity / Pamela D. Palmater
Book cover:  News media and the Indigenous fight for federal recognition / Cristina L. Azocar