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ȾEL ̧IȽĆE: Dig into the past to shape the future

April 21, 2023 -

Led by the Tsawout First Nation, the University of Victoria's 2023 archaeology summer field school will conduct the first research-focused archaeological project in the Cordova Bay area, which was originally a teeming centre of life for the people living in an Indigenous village called ȾEL ̧IȽĆE. The fieldwork will map the footprint of the village and surrounding areas using ground penetrating radar and archaeological soil probing techniques, as well as careful exploratory excavations, while bringing SENĆOŦEN language, oral history, and local knowledge into the research. The project aims to recognize and uplift all the incredible stories attached to the place and to reconnect people to the land and water.

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2022 REACH Awards

February 6, 2023 -

The REACH Awards honour the extraordinary teachers and researchers who lead the way in dynamic learning and make a vital impact at UVic, in the classroom and beyond.

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Right on track

June 10, 2022 - The Ring

As they prepare to cross the convocation stage in June to receive a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in Spanish, Navarra Houldin is on track to complete what has been by all measures a remarkable journey during their time at the university.

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