Due to the pandemic, our activities were moved online for much of 2020-2021.
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Virtual Powwow - Filmed on campus this September, the First Peoples’ House invited the McGill community to share in the celebrations for our 2020 Virtual Pow Wow.
Visit our Facebook page for events, including upcoming speakers, organized by FPH and other Indigenous branches at McGill. Here are some recordings of various speakers.
The First People's House also held the Sha'teiohseri:hen Mid Winter Ceremony Virtually, with a presentation by Kanien'keha:ka Healers Geraldine and Mike on January 29th, 2021.
Skatne Ionkwatehiahrontie Art Workshop - In fall 2020, Mohawk art therapist Megan Kanerahtenha:wi Whyte recorded Skatne Ionkwatehiahrontie Art Hive, an online art-making workshop. She used easily accessible household materials to explore self care and community care strategies through collective art making.
Other Indigenous Departments' Virtual Events
- The Indigenous Studies Program held the 2021 Indigenous Knowledge Holder Series.
- The Indigenous Initiatives Unit held many events for the McGill Bicentennial, including the Hiawatha Wampum Belt Flag Raising, initiating the Gault Nature Reserve Partnership, and the Beatrice Deer Performance.
- And many others!