Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre
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Queen’s Reads author to visit Kingston

News - 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

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

Learning Indigenous languages

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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

News - 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

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

New season at Agnes to feature Shame and Prejudice exhibition

News - 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

News - 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.

Building momentum

News - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 09:31
The Gazette speaks to Teri Shearer about how she is advancing diversity and inclusivity efforts on campus.

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

News - 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

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.

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