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Dr. Tim Raybould - "Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People: Opportunities and Challenges”

Thu, 2016-09-22 17:00 - 19:00
Faculty Club : Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5
Price: Free

On September 22, Dr.

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Contact: MISC
Organization: McGill Institute for the Study of Canada
Office Phone: 514-398-8346
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Indigenous Studies Program presents a free screening of "the Pass System"

Mon, 2016-09-19 18:00 - 20:00
Arts Building : Leacock, Room 26, CA, QC, Montreal
Price: Free

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 documentary, "the Pass System".  The screening will be

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Contact: Allan Downey
Organization: Indigenous Studies
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McGill Faculties of Education and Medicine plan Indigenous Science Futures initiative for youth

Fri, 2016-04-29 13:40

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 week with First Nations and Inuit educators and Indigenous partners of the McGill RUIS (Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé).

Source Site: /education

Canada discriminates against children on reserves

Tue, 2016-01-26 10:42

"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)

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Contact: Vincent Allaire
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-6693
Mobile Phone: 514-704-6693
Source Site: /newsroom

Annual Pow-Wow

Fri, 2015-09-18 11:00 - 16:00

First Peoples’ House invites the community to share in the celebrations for our 14th Annual Pow Wow!

Friday, September 18th, 2015 | 11:00am to 4:00pm

Source Site: /dise

Perceived threat: Aboriginals and visible minorities

Race is biggest predictor of size of police forces in Canadian cities and numbers provinces send to federal prisons
Wed, 2015-09-16 14:02

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.

Contact Information

Contact: Jason Carmichael
Organization: Dept. of Sociology
Office Phone: 514-398-6838

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /newsroom

The Next Page: Stephanie Jonah: Finding her Place

Mon, 2015-06-29 13:44

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.