Kativik Ilisarniliriniq (Kativik School Board) recently posted an interview with Ulaayu Pilurtuut, who received a B.Ed for Certified Teachers in December 2017 through the Teacher Training program offered by Kativik Ilisarniliriniq in conjunction with our Office of First Nations and Inuit Education
Allan Downey, an assistant professor of history at McGill University, says lacrosse touches all aspects of life in many Indigenous cultures and helps explain everything from how the world came to be to self-identity.
By Ki-eun Peck and Parker Finley [McGill Reporter]
Allan Vicaire, Indigenous Education Advisor, seeks to build bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, staff and faculty.
Professor Franco Carnevale, Principal Investigator VOICE (Views On Interdisciplinary Childhood Ethics, http://mcgill.ca/voice/) and team were recently awarded a Knowledge Synthesis Grant of $24, 821 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada. http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/results-resultats/recipients-recipiendaires/2016/synthesis_june-synthese_juin-eng.aspx.
Congratulations to Professor Murray Humphries, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, who on Thursday, January 26, 2017, received the [University of Manitoba] Faculty of Science 2017 Honoured Alumni Award for exceptional achievement in Biological Sciences.
On Nov. 22, the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education hosted an open forum to discuss their progress and receive input from members of the McGill Community. The Task Force was launched Sept. 22 of this year with the purpose of creating initiatives focused on integrating indigenous viewpoints into all areas of academic life, including research and retention of indigenous students and faculty.
On Tuesday, Nov. 22, over 50 people attended the first Open Forum on the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies & Indigenous Education at McGill. The forum was held from 3-5 p.m. in the Lev Buhkman Room of the SSMU Building. The purpose of the open forum was to generate ideas and discussion relating to the task force’s core themes.
McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies will receive a multi-year grant totaling over $1.2 million from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) to continue designing and delivering education programs for indigenous people. The AANDC accepted two proposals that are part of the School’s Online Courses for Northern Aboriginals in Canada project.
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.
McGill University's School of Continuing Studies' Business Management Courses for Indigenous People has been featured in The Nation magazine. Click here to read the online article.
The International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs has published its latest update on the current situation of indigenous peoples.
The report contains 73 articles written by indigenous peoples, activists and scholars and is free to download in either English or Spanish.