Indigenous

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre space set to expand

On Oct. 11, Director of Indigenous Initiatives Janice Hill (Kanonhsyonni), revealed that Queen’s would be expanding the Four Directions Aboriginal Centre.Continue...

First in a series of plinths honouring Indigenous peoples unveiled on campus

As part of the new Queen’s Remembers initiative, students and faculty gathered on Oct. 16 to witness the unveiling of an informative plinth dedicated to Indigenous history.Continue...

Students & staff respond to TRC & PICRDI reports

After reviewing final reports released by two of the University’s most recently developed committees, the Queen’s community met on October 11 to share their thoughts on issues of equity, diversity and Indigenous inclusion on campus.Continue...

ASUS petitions for Indigenous land recognition on Queen’s sign

One of campus’ oldest signs could be getting a revamp following the popularity of an online-petition.Continue...

Including Indigenous peoples in Canadian citizenship oath is overdue

While including Indigenous peoples in the text of the Canadian citizenship oath is a positive step towards cultural acknowledgement, it’s not the most important one for Indigenous communities.Continue...

Queen’s appoints first Director of Indigenous Initiatives

In light of a final report released by Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Task Force in March, Queen’s has created a new position under the Deputy Provost (Academic Operations and Inclusion) focused on Indigenous initiatives on campus.Continue...

25 years later, The Almighty Voice and His Wife is more relevant than ever

Twenty-five years after it first appeared on stage in Kingston, Daniel David Moses’ The Almighty Voice and His Wife is back with a new cast, new perspective and the same director.

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Q&A with renowned poet Liz Howard

On March 6, poetry enthusiasts gathered in Watson Hall to hear renowned Canadian poet Liz Howard read from her debut novel, Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent, as part of the Creative Writing at Queen’s reading series.Continue...

Preserving Indigenous languages works from the ground up

Trying to preserve Indigenous languages by starting at the university level is jumping several steps ahead of the starting line.Continue...

Commentary: Who has the right to tell Indigenous stories?

At the crux of the controversy unleashed by allegations that Canadian author Joseph Boyden’s heritage isn’t as Indigenous as he claims is a question readers have to ask themselves as we consider his work: who has the right to tell Indigenous stories.Continue...

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