Land Acknowledgment

We acknowledge that the University of British Columbia is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and Səl̓ílwətaɬ Nations (Vancouver campuses) and the Syilx peoples (Okanagan campus). We at UBC Linguistics consider this land acknowledgment to be an opportunity to show our commitment towards reconciliation and the recognition of Indigenous peoples and languages.

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Our department is located in Totem Field Studios. Our building’s name has an important history; we encourage you to become familiar with it:

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