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Indigenous Awareness Weeks 2018

Indigenous Awareness Week has been expanded this year to Indigenous Awareness Weeks, now spanning the last two weeks of September. 

Published: 19 Sep 2018

Turtle Island Reads 2018 celebrates Indigenous authors

Turtle Island Reads (TIR) puts a spotlight on Indigenous writing by connecting authors and their writing with all readers but most especially with secondary school students. The objective of Turtle Island Reads is to spark conversation about Indigenous identity and the Indigenous-settler relationship by drawing out themes from the books.

Published: 7 Sep 2018

OFNIE partners with Kahnawà:ke Education Center to launch Bachelor of Education program

The Mohawk community of Kahnawà:ke and McGill launched the first-ever Bachelor of Education (B. Ed.) First Nations and Inuit Education (FNIE)  program to be given in the community of Kahnawà:ke, on August 20.

Published: 20 Aug 2018

First Landbased Education Field Course at McGill

We are very excited to announce that Gabrielle Iakotennikonhrare Doreen, our faculty lecturer, will be leading McGill first ever landbased education field course this summer....

Published: 14 May 2018

Training the next generation of Indigenous teachers

Students and educators in the new B.Ed. program offered by the Faculty of Education in Listuguj.


Published: 26 Mar 2018

Aziz Choudry publishes review of Irene Watson's "Indigenous People as Subjects of International Law"

Aziz Choudry has published a review of Irene Watson's recent book Indigenous People as Subjects of International Law (Routledge, 2017)....

Published: 9 Feb 2018

Annual Pow-Wow and Indigenous Awareness Week, September 2015

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....

Published: 3 Sep 2015

Scarf Ceremony at First Peoples' House

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.

Published: 31 Oct 2014