Race and Cultural Diversity


Shanice Yarde is the Equity Education Advisor specialized in Race and Cultural Diversity.  You can reach Shanice by shanice.yarde [at] mcgill.ca (e-mail) or at 514-398-2176.

What Shanice offers for students:

  • equity.education [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Training%20for%20Students) (trainings) for clubs and faculty associations
  • advising on creating racially inclusive programs and events
  • delivering Safer Spaces workshops and Made-to-measure trainings to staff and faculty
  • help finding what you need at McGill and in Montréal

Land Acknowledgment

Map of Montreal

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. 

 


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