Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre
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Life Sciences graduate becomes Canada’s first Inuk heart surgeon

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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 returns to Queen’s

News - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 12:49
Students wear orange shirts to mark the continuing impact of residential schools across Canada.

First Director of Indigenous Initiatives appointed

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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.

Fostering intercultural skills and knowledge

News - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 14:28
Collaborative certificate program aligns with recommendations of TRC Task Force and PICRDI report.

Queen’s Reads takes on The Break

News - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 09:12
Katherena Vermette's award-winning novel explores themes of diversity, identity and resiliency.

Gift creates award for Indigenous law students

News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:14
Gift of $50,000 helps create the David Sharpe Indigenous Law Student Award for upper-year studies.

Queen’s student joins Canada 150 sea expedition

News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:19
Thomas Dymond casts off on a journey through the Northwest Passage to celebrate diversity and reconciliation.

Making it easier to self-identify

News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 09:34
New SOLUS mechanism allows students with Aboriginal ancestry to self-identify to the university any time.

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