Indigenous

Protecting the planet includes protecting the most vulnerable

Shoshannah Bennett-Dwara, undergraduate student trustee, knows the fight for climate justice goes hand in hand with fighting racism.Continue...

Agnes revitalization will include dedicated areas for Indigenous communities

­ Twenty years after its last expansion, the Agnes will be renovated into one of the largest University Art Museums in Canada.Continue...

What the VIA rail blockades taught me about Indigenous issues in Canada

The recent blockade protests in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs caused a big shock to Canada, both economically and politically.Continue...

Student walkout for Wet'suwet'en

On March 4, students across Canada walked out of classes to stand in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people. Hundreds of students gathered at University Ave. and Union St. to voice their support...Continue...

Student walkout for Wet'suwet'en

On March 4, students across Canada walked out of classes to stand in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people. Hundreds of students gathered at University Ave. and Union St. to voice their support...Continue...

Educational series seeks to bring decolonization to the classroom

In an effort to increase the presence of Indigenous ways of knowing in classrooms, the Queen’s University Centre for Teaching and Learning will continue to host a pedagogical series for educators.

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Hundreds gather at Kingston train tracks to protest Coastal GasLink pipeline

 

Hundreds of protesters gathered at the train tracks outside of Kingston’s VIA Rail station on Sunday to protest the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline that is set to run through Wet’...Continue...

Two Indigenous leaders receive honorary degrees

This week, Canadian Senator Murray Sinclair and National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Perry Bellegarde were both scheduled to receive Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) at Queen’s graduation ceremonies.Continue...

Global Development Studies students host Indigenous Expo

On Saturday, Global Development Studies (DEVS) students hosted the first ever Indigenous Exposition.Continue...

Realizing the duty to acknowledge

Queen’s was established 58 years after the British Crown acquired present-day Kingston. But that happened centuries after it was first inhabited.

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