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IHPP Statement On The Tragic Death of Joyce Echaquan and Systemic Racism Against Indigenous People in Healthcare

Students wearing red McGill merchandise watch a sports game from the bleachers.

McGill Announces New Name for Men's Varsity Sports Teams

Following a successful student-led campaign, the men's varsity sports teams are now the Redbirds. 


Students stand around a speaker at an outdoor podium, in front of a large building and behind a flowerbed

$1.25 Million Mellon Foundation Grant

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a US$1.25-million grant to McGill University, in support of the Indigenous Studies Program and Community Engagement Initiative. 

A photo of valedictorian Tomas Jirousek in regalia against a blue sky

Conversations with Valedictorians

Tomas Jirousek, Faculty of Arts, announced as 2020 valedictorian.

A photo of a female dancer in blue, red, and white regalia during a Pow Wow event

Pow Wow in Pictures

See Neale McDevitt's photos of the 2019 Pow Wow held at McGill’s lower campus.


Indigenous News:

  • Eastern Door - A community-based newspaper serving the community of Kahnawake since 1992

  • Aboriginal Peoples' Television Network (APTN) - Award-winning television programming by, for and about Indigenous Peoples to share with all Canadians.

  • Nation Talk News - Indigenous-run media outlet (daily email sign-up is available on the website) 

  • Academica Indigenous Top Ten - Academica's Indigenous Top Ten (ITT) is a free biweekly publication designed to share news, interesting research, best practices, and policy developments regarding First Nations, Métis, and Inuit education in Canada.
  • First Peoples Law Blog - First Peoples Law is a law firm dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. They work closely with First Nations to defend their Aboriginal title, rights and Treaty rights, uphold their Indigenous laws and governance and ensure economic prosperity for their members. The First Peoples Law website has a public education section, including a blog, reading lists, and a podcast. 
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