Indigenous Studies

INDG 450: Land-Based Education

Published: 8Apr2019

Indigenous Studies is once again running our summer field course, INDG 450, from July 8th until August 5th. This course focuses on Rotinonhsonni land-based pedagogies, Ohén:ton Karihwátehkwen ...

Indigenous Knowledge Holder Series 2019

Published: 28Feb2019

We are honoured to announce that Skawennati will serve as our Indigenous Knowledge Holder for 2019. Kahnawake-born artist Skawennati makes work that addresses history, the future, and change from...

My Life As An Avatar

27Mar201917:30
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Skawennati will show some of her work from the last twenty-ish years while discussing Indigenous futurism, storytelling through machinima and video games, her relationship with her avatar and how...

Beading Circle with Skawennati

29Mar201912:00
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15:00

Join us at 3463 Peel for a beading circle with Skawennati, though primarily known for her electronic and futuristic work, Skawennati is also a wonderful beader!...

Indigenous Machinima: Film Screening

28Mar201917:00
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19:30

Shé:kon! Join us as with dive into Indigenous stories through films made by our Indigenous Knowledge Holder, Skawennati.

Indigenous Studies Program Presents 6 Students Awards

Published: 1Mar2019

The Indigenous Studies Program has presented 6 students with awards in the past year Graduate Awards

Award Recipients

The Indigenous Studies Program commends all of this year's award recipients. 

Original Meaning Isn't Everything

Published: 22Oct2018

This weekend, Christa Scholtz (Chair, Indigenous Studies Program & Associate Professor of Political Science) wrote a letter to the editor of the Montreal Gazette:...

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

8Nov201813:00
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In the wake of the #ChangeTheName campaign, led by Tomas Jirousek and other Indigenous students at McGill, the Indigenous Studies Program is taking this as an opportunity to discuss the use of...

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