Indigenous

Queen’s Provost steps down before end of term

The University has announced that Mark Green, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), will be stepping down from the role on Jul. 1.Continue...

Clayton Thomas-Müller talks new book at KFPL

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), in partnership with Queen’s, hosted Clayton Thomas-Müller, author of Listen, Learn and Engage on Mar. 23.Continue...

Unpacking decolonization on campus

Before European settlers arrived in the New World, the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe nations maintained peace and cooperation using treaties and the rhetoric of the dish with one spoon —take only what you need, leave something in the dish for other people, and keep the dish clean.Continue...

‘Polishing the Chain’ ceremony opens first Senate meeting of 2022

The first Senate meeting of 2022 opened with the “Polishing the Chain” ceremony. The event has been held annually since the friendship wampum belt was first presented to the University senate by the Clan Mothers at Tyendinaga and the Grandmothers' Council in 2017.

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Queen’s begins consultations for new Indigenous hiring practices

Queen’s is set to begin consultations with community members to develop a new hiring process for Indigenous faculty this November and December.Continue...

University to launch consultation on Indigenous identity

On Nov. 2, Queen’s announced it will be launching consultations with Indigenous community members to “ensure hiring and other internal policies and procedures are more clear, equitable, and reflect key aspects of verification of Indigeneity.”Continue...

Finding a religious and spiritual community at Queen's

“There’s this myth out there that religion/faith/spirituality is declining, and that people are becoming less and less religiously oriented, but I really don’t think that’s the case,” Ryan Farrell, associate pastor at Queen’s Christian community Geneva House , said in an interview with The Journal. Continue...

$1 million endowment supports access to education

After their $1 million endowment to support the STEM: Indigenous Activities (STEM:InA) program, The Journal sat down with donors Norman Loveland, Sci ’65, and Gay Loveland. The endowment will be spread over four years.Continue...

Muslim and Indigenous women discuss faith and work

On Oct. 22, the Islamic Society of Kingston (ISK) held a panel titled “How Faith Drives our Work: Perspectives from Indigenous and Muslim Women.”Continue...

‘Save the Evidence’ campaign hopes to restore Mohawk Institute Residential School

Launched by Woodland Cultural Centre, the ‘Save the Evidence’ campaign aims to raise awareness and support for the restoration of the former Mohawk Institute Residential School in Brantford, ON.Continue...

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