Indigenous Awareness Weeks Calendar

On this page you'll find our complete calendar of events for Indigenous Awareness Weeks 2023. Events on this page are organized in chronological order, with the nearest events appearing first. To find out more about dates, locations, and registration for an event you're interested in, click the "Learn more" button below the event. We encourage everyone to participate and support!

Photo of Anishinaabe author Waubgeshig Rice.

September 18, 2023 – 5:00-7:00 pm

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Address with Waubgeshig Rice

Cover photo for Antony AJ Esquega.

September 19 – 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Rabbit Harvesting and Fish Skin Jewelry Making with Antony AJ Esquega: Workshop

September 19 – 5:30-7:30 pm

Shining Your Bright Light: Nunavimmiut Stories of Teaching and Learning & Self-Determined Education in Nunavik - Film Night

September 20 – 3:00-4:30 pm

It’s All About the Land: Book Discussion with Dr. Taiaiake Alfred and Dr. Pam Palmater

September 20 – 4:30-5:30 pm

Grow Your Network: Build Connections at Indigenous Awareness Weeks

September 20 – 5:30-7:30 pm

Graduate Scholars Panel on Indigenous Research Methodologies

September 22 – 11:00-4:00 pm

22nd Annual Pow Wow

September 25 – 4:00-6:00 pm

Education and Accountability: Centering Indigenous Voices in Health Care (Re)Education: Roundtable Discussion

September 26 – 12:00-2:00 pm

Integrating Your Non-Academic Life and Career into Academia: Keynote

September 26 – 6:00-9:00 pm

Indigenous Humour is Knowledge! Comedy Night

September 27 – 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Web Services’ Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Best Practices for Websites: Panel Discussion & Info Session

September 27 - 12:00-1:00 pm

Comment un enfant autochtone peut disparaître lors d’un séjour à l’hôpital? La perte de confiance des Premières Nations envers les institutions

September 27 – 5:30-7:30 pm

Anishinaabemowin Study Group: Welcome Party

September 28 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The McGill Outreach Symposium: Access to Education for All

September 28, 2023 – 5:30 pm

Caring for Social Justice Collective's Vigil in Memory of Joyce Echaquan

September 29 – 9:30-11:00 am

The 5th Annual Skátne Entewathahíta/We Will Walk Together Event

September 29 – 12:00-2:00 pm

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Keynote Address and Reception with Dr. Beverley Jacobs

September 30 – 7:00-9:00 pm

The 2nd Annual Legacy Game: Honouring the Indigenous Roots of Lacrosse

September 30 – All day

Truth and Reconciliation Games

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