Indigenous Initiatives

The eagle flies the highest in the sky, and in a coast salish story people would seek guidance from the eagle to gain knowledge of faraway places. This representational eagle wing relief was created to bring the knowledge to students as they seek guidance in their studies. -- Marissa Nahanee



Contact Jenna Walsh, Indigenous Initiatives Librarian, for questions and collaborations related to:

  • the Department of Indigenous Studies
  • Indigenous research methods
  • Indigenous data sovereignty
  • Indigenous thesis support.

Contact Ashley Edwards, Indigenous Initiatives and Instruction Librarian, for questions and collaborations related to:


For inquiries about Indigenous initiatives beyond these areas, please email