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Still Dancing: In Support of a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Wed, 2015-10-28 18:00 - 21:00

McGill’s First Peoples' House, Social Equity and Diversity Education Office, Participatory Cultures Lab, and the McCord Museum are pleased to announce STILL DANCING, a free public event in support of a national inquiry into the missing and murdere

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Annual Pow-Wow and Indigenous Awareness Week, September 2015

Thu, 2015-09-03 12:23

During the month of September McGill will host the 14th Annual Pow-Wow (September 18) and the 5th annual Indigenous Awareness Week (September 21-25). 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, Métis and Inuit.

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Robert Houle (BEd 1975) wins Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Tue, 2015-08-11 13:40

Robert Houle (BEd 1975) was a recent winner of the $25,000 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. A member of the Sandy Bay First Nation in

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Alexander McComber (MEd 1996) to receive Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science

Thu, 2015-05-21 14:46

Education alumnus Alexander Michael Otsehtokon McComber (MEd 1996) has been selected as recipient of an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from Queen's University. Alexander McComber "has worked with a number of national diabetes organizations including Health Canada's Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative," wrote Queen's Gazette in their recent announcement.

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Cree School Board recruiting teachers from McGill

Fri, 2015-05-01 12:04

The Cree School Board is currently recruiting teachers from McGill.

Are you interested in teaching in the north?
The Cree School Board offers excellent salary and benefits packages.

If you have:

A bachelor's in education,
A Passion of working with aboriginal students

Come and see us!

On May 11, 2015 from 9am - 12pm at the McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS), 3600 McTavish St., Suite 2200

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Scarf Ceremony at First Peoples' House

Fri, 2014-10-31 15:29

On October 28th, 2014, First Peoples' House held a celebration to honor the Fall Graduates.  It was a Scarf Ceremony followed by a dinner.  It was held at the McGill Faculty Club.  Jim Howden, the Director, and Tina Schiavone, one of the Student Advisors attended.  It is always a special occasion sharing this moment with the graduates, members of their community as well as their partners and families.

First Nations and Inuit Education  is proud to announce that there are five graduates this Fall.

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