Aboriginal Council of Queen's University

Aboriginal Council of

Queen's University

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Indigenous Knowledge, Curriculum and Research Working Group

The group supports the following policy objectives:

  • To ensure and enhance partnerships between Queen’s University and Aboriginal communities with the goal of developing collaborative research and learning projects that explicitly honour and value Aboriginal culture, ways of knowing and languages;
  • To more fully integrate the teaching of Aboriginal perspectives and content in courses and programs across the university to recognize Aboriginal history, culture and ways of knowing;
  • To develop academic programs to meet the needs of Aboriginal students at Queen’s University.



Shyra Barberstock

MSc Candidate, Geography & Planning

Karine Bertrand  Film and Media
Bronwyn Bjorkman Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Heather Castledon Public Health Sciences and Geography and Planning
Michael Doxtator Global Development Studies

Kanonhsyonne Janice Hill

 Director, Office of Indigenous Initiatives 

Melanie Howard Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Pavlo Kalyta Smith School of Business

Mirielle Lapointe

Ardoch Algonquin First Nation 

Robert Lovelace

Continuing Adjunct Professor, Department of Global Development Studies

Lindsay Morcom Faculty of Education

Robert Rittwage

Community member at large

Dylan Robinson Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Art History & Art Conservation

Jill Scott

Vice-Provost, Teaching and Learning

Norman Vorano

Art History and Art Conservation

Lauren Winkler Law Student

Chair: Kanonhsyonne Janice Hill, Director, Office of Indigenous Initiatives 
Secretary: Carlyn McQueen, Information and Project Coordinator, Office of the Provost