Category Archives: One-time Event

Indigenous Health Conference

This annual interdisciplinary conference is hosted by the Continuing Professional Development Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.  The conference has a strong focus on the voices of Indigenous people, and is committed to improving knowledge sharing and cultural sensitivity for better … Continue reading

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Oh Canada, Our Home on Native Land

A one-time event, Oh Canada Our Home on Native land was a workshop led by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth in Toronto. It was an event created by the Youth Reconciliation Initiative that has Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities of youth … Continue reading

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Indigenous-Settler Relations and Decolonization Research Conference

The Canadian Sociological Association and the Canadian Federation of Humanities and Social Sciences held their annual conference in June 2015 at the University of Ottawa. It connected sociologists, other academics, activists, artists, and others engaged in the study of Indigenous-settler … Continue reading

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Sovereignties and Colonialisms: Resisting Racism, Extraction and Dispossession

Sovereignties and Colonialisms: Resisting Racism, Extraction and Dispossession was a conference organized by the Critical Ethnic Studies Association at York University in Toronto from April 30th to May 3rd, 2015. This is the third major conference the CESA has put … Continue reading

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Two Row Paddle Down the Grand River

What started as a commemorative trip down the Hudson River to celebrate the anniversary of the Two Row Wampum Belt Treaty is developing into a movement for greater awareness, pride and action. Members of the original paddle offer Indigenous and … Continue reading

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Children Create Treaty-themed Spoken Word Poetry in Cree Language

An educational initiative funded by a TreatySmarts grant from ArtSmarts Saskatchewan brought children together from two schools (St. Frances School and Oskayak High School) to write spoken word poetry using the Cree language on the theme of treaties. The use … Continue reading

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Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office Spring Intergenerational Seminar on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

This seminar, which took place from April 3rd-6th 2014 focused on the Rights of Indigenous People, with the theme being “Sacred Roots: Indigenous Rights, Resistance and Reclamation”. The event brought together 200 Unitarian Universalists of all ages from across Canada … Continue reading

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United Church “Reconciliation: What Does It Mean to Us?” Workshop

This workshop was created by the United Church Committee on Indigenous Justice and Residential Schools for use by United Church Faith Communities. The workshop aims to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s question for all Canadians: “What does reconciliation … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion at UBC on Aboriginal Oral History

In February 2012, the University of British Columbia hosted a panel discussion called “Aboriginal Oral Histories in the Courtroom: More than just a matter of evidence.” The event was put on in an attempt by UBC professors to address the … Continue reading

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Smudge In

March 21, 2014 marked a global Smudge-In movement to stand in Solidarity with Steven Bunn, an Indigenous student who was told he could not smudge before school.

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