Indigenous

ASUS Academics Commission to launch Indigenous research journal

In an effort to address “holes” in the way ASUS serves students, ASUS Academics Commissioner Mitch Thibault, ArtSci ’17, has formally launched an undergraduate Indigenous Studies research journal.Continue...

Standing Rock demonstration takes Queen’s students to Toronto

Hand drumming beneath skyscrapers, Queen’s Native Students Association President Lauren Winkler led a busload of Queen’s students to a Dakota Access Pipeline protest in Toronto.Continue...

Indigenous art decorates study spaces

Refusal to call Cleveland team by name gets discussion rolling

Avoiding saying a word that carries a traumatic history is a silent protest — but it can have a loud impact.Continue...

Aboriginal task force campaigns for Indigenous pride

Mid-morning on September 22, Marlene Brant Castellano answered a phone call from The Journal and begun the difficult process of discussing Indigenous affairs in the education sphere, a topic that has often been kept from the public spotlight.Continue...

Scholarship created for Indigenous law students

On March 24, the Queen’s Law Students Society (LSS) announced the creation of a new Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship for aspiring Indigenous lawyers.Continue...

Indigenous filmmaker tells her family’s complex history

From a mockumentary to fictional revenge fantasy to a personal documentary, no two films by Indigenous filmmaker Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers are alike.Continue...

Program to improve access to Aboriginal self-identification

New funding from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities aims to make self-identification more accessible and impactful for Aboriginal students at Queen’s.Continue...

New resources, old barriers for Aboriginal students

When Melanie Gray began at Queen’s, feeling like she belonged was the exception.Continue...

New task force to focus on Indigenous issues

Queen’s has announced the creation of a new task force focused on the recommendations of last year’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission report.Continue...

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