Public Talk with Brandon Mitchell, Mi'kmaq Graphic Artist and Published Author

20 Nov 2023

Public Talk with Brandon Mitchell, Mi'kmaq Graphic Artist and Published Author, November 23rd, 5:30-7:00 pm, Arts W-120, 853 Sherbrooke O.

Owisokon Lahache: McGill's Indigenous Knowledge Holder

24 Mar 2023

Owisokon Lahache, is a Haudenosaunee Mohawk artist & matriarch from the Turtle Clan living in Kahnawake. Owisokon's first passion in life is painting. She believes that art can speak volumes...

Determining Our Future: Self Governance for Nunavik Inuit: Indigenous Knowledge Holder Series

24 Feb 2021

A conversation with Lisa Qiluqqi Koperqualuk was held, for the 2021 Indigenous Knowledge Holder for the McGill Indigenous Studies Minor Program, as she taught her teachings of the interconnections...

Emily Johnson: What it Means to be a Knowledge Holder

24 Feb 2021

Emily Johnson is an artist who makes body-based work. She is a land and water protector and an organizer for justice, sovereignty and well-being. A Bessie Award-winning choreographer, Guggenheim...

My Life As an Avatar

26 Mar 2019

The 2019 Indigenous Knowledge Holder is Skawennati, she is a Kahnawake-born artist whose work addresses history, the future, and change from her perspective as both an urban Mohawk woman and a...

Origins, Interpretations, and Impacts: On the Use of Indigenous Imagery in North American Sports

18 Nov 2018

C. Richard King gave a keynote on the history and impact of the usage of Indigenous imagery as mascotry in North American sports in the wake of the #ChangeTheName movement, which sought to have the...

Understanding Cultural Appropriation- Consequences and Strategies of Reclamation and Defiance

1 Nov 2018

The Indigenous Studies Program and the SSMU Indigenous Affairs Commissioner hosted a panel discussion about cultural appropriation....

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᓂᕕ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᑦ –Inuit Women in Art

25 Sep 2018

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...

Land, Love and other Resistances: A Conversation between Nasrin Himada and Wanda Nanibush

12 Apr 2018

  Drew on parallels between land rights, love and resistances enacted through affect, these two writer, scholar, curator, makers find new paths through age old colonial problems. 


Please note the new website for the Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative.

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