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Raising awareness of Indigenous identity

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:15
The student-led Indigenous Awareness Week featured high profile speakers and artists, along with events designed to bring the community together.

Indigenous art collection grows with generous donation

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 09:03
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre has received a gift of Inuit prints and a bequest from Margaret McGowan (Artsci’78) and her husband.

Think DIFF-erently

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:36
DIFF – the Diversity & Inclusion Film Festival – will take you from Australia, to Uganda, to China, and Egypt – all without leaving Queen’s.

Proposals for reconciliation

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 09:59
Three Indigenous artists presented their art proposals Monday as part of a project that will bring First Nations art into the Faculty of Law atrium.

Exploring Indigenous identities

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 09:23
The Queen’s Native Student Association (QNSA) is organizing a week of events aimed at raising awareness of reconciliation and Indigenous matters.

Recognizing Inuit governance in Canada

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 10:25
Natan Obed, President of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, shares his experience as head of the national Inuit governing organization and his vision for a future of respect between Inuit, federal, and provincial democracies.

UCARE holds first public meeting

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 14:04
Much of the conversation at the University Council on Anti-Racism and Equity (UCARE) public meeting revolved around the university’s progress on two key reports.

Widening the margins of public policy

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 09:05
The Policy Speakers Series features Marlene Brant Castellano to share her experience advocating for the rights of Indigenous peoples.

Deputy Provost launches inclusivity newsletter

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 13:59
Deputy Provost (Academic Operations and Inclusion) Teri Shearer is launching a monthly email newsletter in support of an inclusive living and learning environment at Queen’s. 

Queen’s Law reveals shortlisted proposals for Indigenous art commission

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 13:43
Have your say on the three proposals submitted by Indigenous artists seeking to create a permanent art installation in the Queen’s Law building.

Branching out into Indigenous research

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 09:19
A summer fellowship program helps one undergraduate student explore a piece of the Indigenous news media landscape.

Queen’s Reads author to visit Kingston

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:36
Program organizers are preparing to welcome Katherena Vermette to campus, and announce winners of creative contest.

Principal’s message regarding the Colten Boushie verdict

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 09:12
Indigenous Law Students' Alliance and the Office of Indigenous Initiatives hosting candlelight vigil.

Learning Indigenous languages

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 09:58
Practice your “Boozhoo” (Anishinaabe for “greetings”) and “Miigwetch” (“thank you”) and learn about Indigenous cultures in a new Queen’s program.

Intercultural awareness training sees big jump in participation

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 11:59
Number of Queen’s students who have completed sessions has almost doubled compared to 2016-17.

Queen’s Engineering recognized for Indigenous outreach

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:35
The Queen’s Engineering Outreach office has received a national award for their efforts to engage with Indigenous youth.

Strengthening Indigenous voices

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:26
Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill) accepted the new role of Director, Indigenous Initiatives in October. 

Queen’s welcomes new director of Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:53
Kandice Baptiste joins the university community next month.

New season at Agnes to feature Shame and Prejudice exhibition

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:13
Among the many interesting art exhibitions at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre this season is a provocative exhibition from Indigenous artist Kent Monkman.

New support for Indigenous students near and far

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 09:40
Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre has hired a new Cultural Counsellor/Elder-in-Residence, while the Faculty of Education has also added an Elder-in-Residence.