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Partnership between Cree School Board, McGill Faculty of Education featured in CBC article

"'A huge class': McGill graduates 40 students from Indigenous language and literacy program", gushed a recent CBC article by Susan Bell and Betsy Longchap, posted November 26, 2018. 

Published: 6 Dec 2018

Haunted Montreal guide and history teacher Donovan King (BEd (Sec Eng) 2010) wants "full history of city during tours", reports Eastern Door

Donovan King (BEd (Sec Eng) 2010), founder of Haunted Montreal and Irish Montreal Excursions, "has noticed that many other guides often don’t acknowledge the city’s Indigenous roots in their tours," writes Eastern Door. 

Published: 6 Nov 2018

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᓂᕕ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᑦ - Inuit Women in The Arts

On September 25th, as part of Indigenous Awareness Weeks 2018, the Indigenous Studies Program hosted four incredible Inuit women in involved in the arts: Heather Igloliorte (ᓯᕈ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᐅᖅᑎ), Niap Saunders (ᓂᐊᑉ ᓴᓐᑐᔅ), Nina Segalowitz (ᓂᓇ ᓯᒐᓗᕕᑦᔅ), and Beatrice Deer (ᐱᐊᑐᐊᔅ ᑎᐅ). After presentations by each of the panelists, a warm and earnest discussion was had with the audience....

Published: 30 Oct 2018

Original Meaning Isn't Everything

This weekend, Christa Scholtz (Chair, Indigenous Studies Program & Associate Professor of Political Science) wrote a letter to the editor of the Montreal Gazette:

Published: 22 Oct 2018

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

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