Four Directions

Putting a face to the number

It’s doll making with a message.Continue...

News in Brief: Month of June

Following recommendations made by the Truth and Reconciliation task force, Four Directions is under construction for expansion and revitalization. The centre will be reopening this fall; On June 20, the City of Kingston announced this year’s Civic Awards recipients.Continue...

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre hosts President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

On Tuesday night, a prominent figure in the Canadian Inuit community visited the Four Directions Aboriginal Centre to discuss how universities can support Indigenous students during their post-secondary careers.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...

New resources, old barriers for Aboriginal students

When Melanie Gray began at Queen’s, feeling like she belonged was the exception.Continue...

New campaign celebrates achievements of Aboriginal learners

Queen’s Aboriginal community leaders gathered at the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre last week to celebrate the launch of a new province-wide campaign.Continue...

Open letter asks University for new Indigenous language course

A group of Queen’s staff, faculty and students are circulating a letter on campus to request that Queen’s introduce a new Indigenous language course to honour the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe lands that Queen’s sits on.Continue...

Decolonize academia

Queen’s needs to better incorporate Indigenous subjects in its academic programs.Continue...