University of Northern British Columbia
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UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA
Campus/location : Prince George
Arms : Vert a coniferous tree eradicated Or on a chief also Or an open book proper bound Sable between two ravens respectant also Sable.
Crest : Rising from a circlet of maple leaves snowflakes and dogwood flowers set alternately all Argent a wave Azure leaping therefrom a salmon as styled by Ron Sebastian.
Supporters : Upon a compartment rising above barry wavy Argent and Azure charged with a killer whale as styled by Ron Sebastian per pale dexter a forest Vert beneath mountain peaks Argent sinister a field of ears of grain Or embellished Vert dexter a female kermodei bear (Ursus americanus kermodei) Or chested Argent gorged with a collar of conifer branches Vert fructed Or sinister a woodland caribou buck (Rangifer tarandus caribou) Or gorged with a like collar.
Motto: 'EN CHA HUNÁ
The arms were officially granted on March 21, 1994.
The motto (in Carrier) means "Respecting all forms of life".
We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.
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