Aboriginal Council of Queen's University

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Community-based Aboriginal Teacher Education Program expands to full-time model

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 14:52
Enhanced ATEP will provide teacher candidates with skills and knowledge to teach at First Nations or Ontario provincial schools and the opportunity to obtain a transitional certificate.

Life Sciences graduate becomes Canada’s first Inuk heart surgeon

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:30
A medical trailblazer, Donna May Kimmaliardjuk (Artsci’11) is trying to embrace being a role model.

Learning about Indigenous law

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 09:22
Students, faculty, and staff in the Faculty of Law visited the only court “for Indigenous People and by Indigenous People” in Canada to broaden their perspective.

A growing ‘home away from home’ for Indigenous students

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:12
The Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre is set to double in size, with renovations beginning in 2018.

Students accessing Indigenous self-identification mechanism

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 14:38
Self-identifying provides students with the opportunity to become part of the Aboriginal community at Queen’s and access more resources.

Collaborating with Indigenous communities on research

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:54
A recent workshop raised awareness at Queen’s about the distinct requirements of research collaborations with Indigenous communities.

A call to end corporal punishment

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:50
Community forum creates document calling for an end to physical punishment by parents.

Principal outlines priorities for 2017-18

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:32
Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf previews what’s to come this year.

First Queen’s Remembers plinth unveiled

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:56
A monument dedicated to the Anishinaabe and the Haudenosaunee peoples, erected in the heart of Queen's campus.

Queen’s Remembers initiative launches

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 08:37
A series of monuments will be unveiled across campus, paying tribute to those who made Queen’s what it is today. The first one will be unveiled Monday, October 16.

Chancellor announces bursary for Indigenous students

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 09:32
The funding will support Indigenous students, helping to alleviate financial pressure that might otherwise prevent some from graduating.

Orange Shirt Day at Queen’s commemorates impact of residential schools

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 12:49
Orange Shirt Day was launched in 2013 in response to commemoration and reconciliation events in Williams Lake, BC, and Queen's students have brought it to Kingston again this year.

First Director of Indigenous Initiatives appointed

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 13:23
The establishment of an Office of Indigenous Initiatives was a key recommendation of the Queen’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force.

Indigenous academics share knowledge at Matariki Conference

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:09
The annual Matariki Network Indigenous Student Mobility Program welcomed students and faculty from around the world, including four representatives from Queen’s, to Perth, Australia. 

Indigenous art to appear in Law atrium

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:53
Indigenous artists are invited to submit proposals for an art piece to be displayed in the Faculty of Law starting next fall.

Queen’s National Scholar wins prestigious Trudeau Fellowship

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:57
Norman Vorano recognized for his work with Indigenous communities in the Canadian Arctic to record, understand, and share Inuit art history.