Indigenous

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...

Open letter asks University for new Indigenous language course

A group of Queen’s staff, faculty and students are circulating a letter on campus to request that Queen’s introduce a new Indigenous language course to honour the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe lands that Queen’s sits on.Continue...

Mark Sir John A.

While it’s inappropriate to celebrate the bicentennial of Sir John A. Macdonald’s birth, the date still needs to be marked as a critical event in Canada’s history.Continue...

MPP calls for inquiry into missing Indigenous women

Liberal MPP Sophie Kiwala spoke to a Queen’s Religious Studies class Wednesday about issues of violence facing Aboriginal women in Canada unaddressed by the federal government.Continue...

Name change, game change

The city of Seattle’s re-designation of Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day is a step in the right direction, but it can’t be the last step.Continue...

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