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BY RHIANNON RUSSELL | June 17 2020

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.

BY MICHEL BOUCHARD, SÉBASTIEN MALETTE, GUILLAUME MARCOTTE & SIOMONN PULLA | May 04 2020

A group of scholars offer a rebuttal to a recent article exploring the notions of “self-Indigenization” and “race-shifting.”

BY CATHERINE COUTURIER | April 07 2020

The trend seems to be particularly prevalent in Eastern Canada and among those claiming Métis ancestry.

BY LETITIA HENVILLE & AMIE WOLF | December 05 2019

To adopt a decolonizing approach, you’ll need to know what Indigenous sovereignty looks like.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 23 2019

Participants at the fifth annual Building Reconciliation Forum discussed the importance of acknowledging past mistakes, building meaningful community relationships and “unlearning.”

BY JAMIE CASSELS & ASIMA VEZINA | September 26 2019

We must acknowledge the difficulty of the work ahead, but not be deterred by it.

BY ERIKA THORKELSON | September 18 2019

“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.”

BY SHEILA COTE-MEEK | September 17 2019

Having early discussions about a role change with those close to you is important, so they can grow with your decision.

BY JESSICA NATALE WOOLLARD | August 19 2019

One program, Knowledge Makers, was recently recognized with the Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in teaching collaboration.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | August 13 2019

Boosting the number of Indigenous medical students, bolstering Indigenous curriculum among measures promised.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | April 16 2019

Institutions have focused mainly on Indigenous inclusion, but that’s only one end of a spectrum of policies needed for reconciliation, researchers argue.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 01 2019

According to Deborah Saucier, symbolic and structural changes have led to improved enrolment rates and staff retention.

BY ALEXIS KIENLEN | January 08 2019

The work celebrates water, life and womanhood.

BY JESSICA NATALE WOOLLARD | November 28 2018

Helping one another was a central theme of fourth national forum held at the University of Victoria.

BY SHEILA COTE-MEEK | November 06 2018

For lasting transformation to occur, these changes need to be embedded in our administrative and educational structures.

BY KERRY BANKS | September 05 2018

Canada’s law schools are revamping their programs and curricula to respond to what one law dean calls “the most significant shift in the Canadian legal landscape in our lifetimes.”

BY NATALIE SAMSON | July 11 2018

The Indigenous Voices Awards are just one way the Indigenous Literary Studies Association is building reciprocal relationships with artists.

BY ANQI SHEN | June 12 2018

Survey shows universities have made efforts to boost Indigenous faculty, programs and spaces to bridge the education gap.

BY SHARON OOSTHOEK | May 04 2018

Interactive website features videos, maps and plain-language explanations to bring home the reality of climate change to Canadian communities.

BY TIM LOUGHEED | April 11 2018

The aim is to bring an end to “colonial approaches” that have traditionally excluded Inuit from research planning processes.

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