While some Indigenous scholars say there’s been significant progress, others see mostly rhetoric.
Universities across the country are reassessing historical figures and renaming the buildings that commemorated them.
StFX students will now receive two degrees when they graduate: one in Latin and one in Mi’kmaw.
“It’s reconciliation in action,” says executive director of Ongomiizwin.
How Indigenous researchers and communities are working in partnership with universities and non-Indigenous researchers to shape the future of environmental sciences.
How the Indigenous-led think tank is forging its own path through community, not competition.
Indigenous people with experience guiding culturally safe talking circles in an online environment can work with students to nurture safe virtual spaces.
With a Coast Salish design and modern fit, the new academic robes honour Kim Baird, the first Indigenous woman to serve as chancellor at the institution.
Latest review by Universities Canada of its member institutions also catalogues efforts towards reconciliation.
Intimate partner violence, families with young children, people with disabilities and Indigenous mental health are among the many areas under investigation.
The centre will serve as home to the university’s world-renowned joint degree in Indigenous law and common law.
This May, Yukon College officially became Yukon University. The journey to becoming Canada’s first university north of the 60th parallel has been more than 45 years in the making.
A group of scholars offer a rebuttal to a recent article exploring the notions of “self-Indigenization” and “race-shifting.”
The trend seems to be particularly prevalent in Eastern Canada and among those claiming Métis ancestry.
Participants at the fifth annual Building Reconciliation Forum discussed the importance of acknowledging past mistakes, building meaningful community relationships and “unlearning.”
We must acknowledge the difficulty of the work ahead, but not be deterred by it.
“Acknowledging that [Indigenous communities] have sovereignty over the material and that it is indeed not yours is one of the key things we’re trying to promote in the work that we’re doing with the archival community.”
Having early discussions about a role change with those close to you is important, so they can grow with your decision.
One program, Knowledge Makers, was recently recognized with the Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in teaching collaboration.
Boosting the number of Indigenous medical students, bolstering Indigenous curriculum among measures promised.