Indigenous

‘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...

Commerce club hosts case competition for local Indigenous business

On Sept. 26, the Queen’s Commerce Corporate Competition (Q3C) held a case competition in partnership with Tipi Moza .Continue...

Office of Indigenous Initiatives prepares for National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

The Office of Indigenous Initiatives (OII) is planning to run and promote events in support of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. Events will be held in the days and weeks prior to Sept. 30, and on the holiday itself.Continue...

Indigenous Knowledge Initiative in its final year

The Indigenous Knowledge Initiative was launched at Queen’s in 2019 by legal scholar Mark Dockstator. The Initiative is a three-year program led by Dockstator , a member of the Oneida Nation of the Thames and an Osgoode Hall graduate.Continue...

Mary Simon’s appointment ‘an opportunity to start a conversation on reconciliation’

On Jul. 6, Prime Minister Trudeau appointed Mary Simon as the first Inuk governor general of Canada.Continue...

Indigenous Learners in Health Sciences looks to promote students’ interest in healthcare

Indigenous Learners in Health Sciences (ILHS) is a new organization that hopes to bridge divides between Western medicine and Indigenous medicine while amplifying the voices and experiences of Indigenous students interested in careers in healthcare.Continue...

‘More than your grade 12 history textbook’: New Indigenous studies major to be launched in fall

Queen’s will launch an Indigenous Studies major and medial this fall. The program will be administered by the department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (LLCU).Continue...

Queen’s Engineering students become first Canadian team to participate in NASA rocket launch competition

Seven Queen’s students will be participating in a NASA-sponsored rocket launch competition headed in Kansasville, Wisconsin.Continue...

'The Journal' sits down with Chancellor-designate Murray Sinclair

“I have a hard time staying retired.”Continue...

‘To Indigenous students, and community members, please take care of yourself’: Four Directions releases statement addressing Kamloops Indian Residential School burial sites

Flags on campus will be lowered for 215 hours, one hour for each child taken, in acknowledgement of the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nations’ loss of their children.Continue...

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