The 8th annual Indigenous Awareness Weeks has expanded to comprise two full weeks of events, including panel discussions, film screenings, Turtle Island Reads, a BIPOC open mic night, and of course the annual Pow Wow!
The 2018 Social Equity Undergraduate Research and Engaged Learning Symposium is on October 4th!
In its second year, we are hosting a colloquium for the 7 recipients of the Social Equity Undergraduate Research Awards; a panel on engaged learning and research with community members, faculty, and students; and a World Cafe about youth political engagement!
This year's My Day at McGill brought more than 170 youth to McGill to show them what kind of opportunities their education to lead to, with help from students in Chemistry, Physics, Medicine, Nursing & Engineering, the McGill Library, and First People's House, to name a few!
Café Collab celebrated this year's successes through an art exhibition and panel at the Year End Showcase, where over 50 staff, students, and community members gathered to enjoy food and talk about equity on campus.
Cafe Collab hosted an information session dedicated to helping students in the process of resettling to Canada, as part of a larger conversation to learn how McGill can better support new and non-residents.
McGill University is situated on the traditional territory of the Kanien’keha:ka, a place which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst nations. We recognize and respects the Kanien’keha:ka as the traditional custodians of the lands and waters on which we meet today.*
Recognizing the history of where you stand is important, and becoming increasingly common practice when hosting events and activities across Canada. Here are a few tips to remember if you want to make a land acknowledgment before a class presentation, in a written document, or when hosting an event.