Indigenous

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...

CBC | Reclaiming the Indigenous roots of lacrosse

Published: 19Feb2018

Allan Downey, an assistant professor of history at McGill University, says lacrosse touches all aspects of life in many Indigenous cultures and helps explain everything from how the world came to...

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