First Nations

Supreme Court: National Energy Board needs to consult with Indigenous peoples over energy projects

Published: 26Jul2017

“The Supreme Court of Canada has quashed plans for seismic testing in Nunavut, delivering a major victory to Inuit who argued they were inadequately consulted before the National Energy Board gave...

Indigenous Studies Program presents a free screening of "the Pass System"

19Sep201618:00
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The Indigenous Studies program, in partnership with SEDE, First Peoples' House, the Department of History and the Faculty of Law, presents a free screening of director Alex William's acclaimed...

McGill Faculties of Education and Medicine plan Indigenous Science Futures initiative for youth

Published: 29Apr2016

As part of the opening discussions regarding a new Indigenous educational initiative called Indigenous Science Futures, representatives from McGill's Faculties of Education and Medicine met this...

Janine Metallic, DISE PhD candidate, featured in Gazette article about Mi'kmaq language

Published: 30Mar2016

DISE PhD student Janine Metallic spoke at length to The Gazette's Christopher Curtis this week for his article "Indigenous languages go under the microscope", published March 25, 2016.

Canada discriminates against children on reserves

Published: 26Jan2016

"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...

Annual Pow-Wow

18Sep201511:00
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First Peoples’ House invites the community to share in the celebrations for our 14th Annual Pow Wow!...

Perceived threat: Aboriginals and visible minorities

Published: 16Sep2015

Canadian cities that have significant visible minority and Aboriginal populations have bigger police forces than those without. No matter what the actual level of crime.

The Next Page: Stephanie Jonah: Finding her Place

Published: 29Jun2015

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...

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