indigenous affairs

Indigenous Studies degree approved by Arts and Science faculty

After years of planning, Queen’s is introducing a new Indigenous Studies degree program.Continue...

Former First Nations University president to lead Indigenous Knowledge Initiative at Queen’s

After spending five years in Saskatchewan at Canada’s First Nations University, legal scholar Mark Dockstator is coming to Queen’s to lead the Indigenous Knowledge Initiative.Continue...

Four Directions respond to National Inquiry with Sacred Fire

When the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls issued its final report in June, it called all Canadians to act against a genocide “rooted in colonialism and colonial ideologies.”Continue...

Indigenous education isn’t a trade-off for effective government

Canada’s history with its Indigenous peoples is a harrowing reality that many students in their formative years of studying history don’t effectively learn, and that’s a problem.Continue...

Siera Bearchell and Ellyn Jade talk advocacy in modelling

As part of Indigenous Awareness Week, Queen’s Native Students Association (QNSA) and Vogue Charity Fashion Show (VCFS) invited students on Mar. 15 to hear international Indigenous models Siera Bearchell and Ellyn Jade discuss advocacy as Indigenous women in the public eye.Continue...

Queen’s students protest pipeline expansion at Parliament Hill

On Monday, 99 young people were briefly detained during a protest against pipeline expansion, taking place on Parliament Hill. Among them were two Queen’s students and one Queen’s alumni.Continue...