Aboriginal issues

Powwow points to problems

The fifth-annual educational powwow was celebrated on Saturday, focusing on promoting diversity amongst Aboriginal communities, although the theme isn’t one always seen at Queen’s, said Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre Director Janice Hill.Continue...

Gord’s faith, Trudeau’s promises and the Liberal Party’s funding cap of 1996

Whether you watched it from your couch, or live right here in Kingston, Canadians everywhere will fondly remember The Tragically Hip’s emotional farewell.Continue...

Gerretsen and Sir John A. event organizer targeted in acts of vandalism

“I’m calmer now that I’m chain smoking,” Arthur Milnes said, puffing on a small section of a cigarette.Continue...

Aboriginal courses are relevant to students, so make them a priority

Expanding learning about Indigenous peoples is essential for the Canadian education system — but force-feeding it to students doesn’t make it any more palatable.Continue...

Two sides of allyship

From promises of a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women, to the Truth and Reconciliation report, Indigenous people have been in the news a lot lately.Continue...

Letter to the editor: October 30

The new government has some real work to do, but so do we.Continue...

Aboriginal numbers up

Though new resources and initiatives at Queen’s have led to a 93 per cent increase of Aboriginal students over the last three years, members of the Aboriginal community say the University could still be doing more.Continue...