Indigenous Studies

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...

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᓂᕕ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᒐᑦ - Inuit Women in The Arts

Published: 30Oct2018

On September 25th, as part of Indigenous Awareness Weeks 2018, the Indigenous Studies Program hosted four incredible Inuit women in involved in the arts: Heather Igloliorte (ᓯᕈ ᐃᒡᓗᓕᐅᖅᑎ), Niap...

Understanding Cultural Appropriation: Consequences & Strategies of Reclamation and Defiance

1Nov201811:00
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The Indigenous Studies Program and the SSMU Indigenous Affairs Commissioner are excited to host a panel discussion about cultural appropriation.

Indigenous Awareness Weeks 2018

Published: 19Sep2018

Indigenous Awareness Week has been expanded this year to Indigenous Awareness Weeks, now spanning the last two weeks of September. ...

First Landbased Education Field Course at McGill

Published: 14May2018

We are very excited to announce that Gabrielle Iakotennikonhrare Doreen, our faculty lecturer, will be leading McGill first ever landbased education field course this summer.

Indigenous Studies Program Year-End Celebration

28Apr201814:30
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Join the McGill Indigenous Studies Program in celebrating the end of another fantastic academic year on Saturday afternoon at the Mad Hatter Pub./indigenousCategory: First Peoples' House...

otipêyimsiw-iskwêwak kihci-kîsikohk (Métis in Space) Live Show at McGill!

Published: 20Apr2018

Molly Swain and Chelsea Vowel landed their spaceship at McGill for a live show of their podcast Métis in Space in February. They are self-described as "unapologetically Indigenous, unabashedly...

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