Indigenous

Expert: Record number of Indigenous candidates running in federal election

Published: 8Sep2021

A record number of Indigenous candidates are running in the federal election this year with what they say is a goal of advancing meaningful change in Canada's relationship with First Nations, Inuit...

Experts: Indigenous initiatives at McGill University

Published: 23Jun2021

In June, we commemorate National Indigenous History Month 2021 to recognize the history, heritage and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada.

Partnership agreement between McGill University’s Gault Nature Reserve and the Grand Conseil de la Nation Waban-Aki

Published: 14Jun2021

Sharing a common interest in the protection of the natural and cultural resources of the Gault Nature Reserve, McGill University and the Grand Conseil de la Nation Waban-Aki (W8banaki) are pleased...

McGill Engineering youth outreach program awarded NSERC PromoScience grant

Published: 9Jun2021

Education that changes outcomes for whole communities—that’s the aim of the project, Engineering Engagement in School Curricula: Multi-year Design-thinking Projects for Indigenous and Marginalized...

Experts: Joyce Echaquan’s death: Racism in the healthcare system

Published: 2Oct2020

Quebec’s coroner’s office will be looking into the death of Joyce Echaquan, an Indigenous woman from the Atikamekw Nation of Manawan and a mother of seven children, who passed away amid troubling...

Indigenous Peoples around the globe are disproportionately affected by pollution

Published: 19May2020

Indigenous Peoples around the world are suffering disproportionately from the impacts of pollution. After surveying close to 700 articles covering different disciplines and regions of the world, a...

McGill receives its largest gift for Indigenous education

Published: 14Jun2019

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

Expanded financial support for new and returning Indigenous students at McGill

Published: 15Oct2018

McGill University’s Indigenous students can now rely on dedicated financial support thanks to a new partnership with Indspire, an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of...

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