Scholars in Calgary, Odanak and Edmundston have recently spearheaded research projects on the revitalization of Indigenous languages. But where do universities fit in, and how should they be contributing?
Why Canadian universities need to think more holistically to effectively integrate more robust forms of equity.
Being invited to give Canadian context to other countries’ reconciliation efforts with Indigenous communities is a great honour, but we must remember that we still have a considerable distance to go before we can mutually agree on our progress.
Deconstructing the racial and historical context surrounding the controversial term.
Recent survey results released by Universities Canada show a majority of respondents are committed to integrating Indigenous knowledge into their programs.
Universities Canada’s new commitments to truth and reconciliation will be a living document.
The latest offering from the Indigenous Continuing Education Centre taps into the public appetite for guidance around the TRC’s calls to action.
The two-hour, voluntary sessions provide training in Indigenous specific racism, cultural humility, cultural safety and integrating the truth of colonization.
Kwantlen U library collection features plant-based skin care items.
Consent, consultation and collaboration are key.
The initiative is the latest bridging program at a Canadian university to address the under-representation of Indigenous students in STEM fields.
We must ensure that elders are integrated into teaching and learning, not separated from it.
A few high-profile cases involving faculty members who may have falsely presented themselves as Indigenous are calling into question the practice of self-identification.
Unpacking the challenge of Indigeneity in higher education.
The second recipient of the Joyce Echaquan Scholarship is hoping to develop a new care model.
Indigenous histories often go unrecognized in institutional university memories.
As an academic community, we have a responsibility to teach this country’s history and invite cordial debate on Indigenous realities.
Impetus for the initiative, which also includes the Canada Foundation for Innovation, dates back to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 calls to action.
Indigenous artists are reclaiming space on university campuses, threading history and storytelling through creative works in a variety of mediums that enrich the student experience.
The inaugural class of 23 students completed the joint program in Canadian common law and Indigenous legal orders this spring.