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.
To adopt a decolonizing approach, you’ll need to know what Indigenous sovereignty looks like.
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.
Institutions have focused mainly on Indigenous inclusion, but that’s only one end of a spectrum of policies needed for reconciliation, researchers argue.
According to Deborah Saucier, symbolic and structural changes have led to improved enrolment rates and staff retention.
The work celebrates water, life and womanhood.
Helping one another was a central theme of fourth national forum held at the University of Victoria.
For lasting transformation to occur, these changes need to be embedded in our administrative and educational structures.
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.”
The Indigenous Voices Awards are just one way the Indigenous Literary Studies Association is building reciprocal relationships with artists.
Survey shows universities have made efforts to boost Indigenous faculty, programs and spaces to bridge the education gap.
Interactive website features videos, maps and plain-language explanations to bring home the reality of climate change to Canadian communities.
The aim is to bring an end to “colonial approaches” that have traditionally excluded Inuit from research planning processes.