"The federal government discriminates against First Nation children on reserves by failing to provide the same level of child welfare services that exist elsewhere, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ruled." (Source: CBC)
The federal government could announce some of the details of a much-anticipated national public inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women. (Source: CBC)
The First Peoples’ House invites you to share in the celebrations for our 14th Annual Pow Wow!
Friday, September 18th, 2015
11:00am to 4:00pm
Stephanie Jonah is a Cree woman from Waskaganish who works as a project administrator. Although she loves her job, she’d been looking for an opportunity to return to school and pursue higher education. “I’m always trying to learn,” says Stephanie, “but I don’t want to leave my job.” She found exactly what she was looking with McGill’s Online courses in Business Management and Entrepreneurship for Indigenous People.
Nov. 18, 2014 | The Gazette
by: Stephanie Willsey
First of all, I should introduce myself: I am a First Nations Canadian, of the Chippewa, or Ojibwe, community of Rama, Ont. I was raised off the reserve, but only a short drive away, and I am there often.
Read the full story here.
The McGill Reporter | Sept. 9, 2014
By: The Reporter Staff
Audra Simpson, McGill alumna and professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, will deliver the keynote address at the Aboriginal Homecoming event on Sept. 18.
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McGill University’s Indigenous Awareness Week is designed to increase awareness at McGill about Indigenous peoples in Canada. The week honours the many Indigenous cultures across the country including First Nations, Metis and Inuit. The week also offers an opportunity to collaborate with community partners and draws active participation from McGill students, faculty and staff.
The week is organized by the Social Equity and Diversity Education Office at McGill University.
Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women:
an Awareness-Raising Fundraiser for the Native Women's Shelter of Montreal (NWSM)
Friday, Nov.29th, 6:30 PM
Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish
$15 Tickets include performances by Moe Clark (our MC for the evening) and Odaya,
Dinner, Speakers and a Raffle!
First Peoples’ House invites the McGill community to join in the celebration for our 12th Annual Pow Wow on Friday, September 20th, 2013.
Catch the Grand Entry at 11:00am on the Lower Field underneath the big tent. It will be a full day of traditional dancing and drumming. You can also buy products from vendors and connect with Indigenous organizations. It is free and open to the public.
Pow Wow schedule: