Four Directions

Putting a face to the number

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

Indigenous groups, dean of law faculty express concern over upcoming Liberty Lecture

This year’s Liberty Lecture will feature Peter Best, author of There is No Difference, on March 23. In the weeks leading up to the event, Four Directions says it will increase its support for Indigenous students who have concerns about the event.

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Matariki Indigenous Student Mobility Programme to be hosted by Queen’s

Queen’s is set to host an Indigenous experiential learning programme this summer on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee.Continue...

An exchange student’s eye-opening experience at a Full Moon Ceremony

How often do you look at the moon? In my home country of Japan, this question would qualify as standard small talk—just like asking about the weather.Continue...

Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre doubles space

A year after its announcement, Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre doubled its space on Monday afternoon.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...

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