Indigenous Initiatives

Indigenous Initiatives and the Equity Team are separate units, but both are part of the Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic).  For more information about Indigenous Initiatives at McGill please visit their homepage or use the links below to visit specific pages of their website.


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The Land and Peoples

Learn about the Land and Peoples of  Tiohtià:ke/Montreal, Historical Resources and Cultural Protocols

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Community Partnerships are a key part of McGill's academic programming and  our steps towards reconciliation.  

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The Indigenous Initiatives Unit is proud to be participating in McGill's Bicentennial celebrations.



Further Information and Support

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First Peoples' House

First Peoples' House offers First Nations, Inuit and Métis students attending McGill with a "home away from home," where they can find support and encouragement to succeed in their studies and remain connected to their culture.

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Provost's Task Force

The Provost's Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education was mandated to make specific, concrete recommendations for engagement, action, and innovation on recruitment, outreach, and more.

McGill University is situated on the traditional territory of the Kanien’kehà:ka, a place which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst nations. We recognize and respect the Kanien’kehà:ka as the traditional custodians of the lands and waters on which we meet today.

For more information about traditional territory and tips on how to make a land acknowledgement, visit our Land Acknowledgement webpage.

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