Tag Archives: Ontario

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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Decolonizing Our Minds

The Equity Studies Student Union at the University of Toronto annually hosts a conference entitled “Decolonizing Our Minds”. Each year, community members and students come together to identify and engage with structural oppression and marginalization, colonial domination and resistance. Over … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Teacher Education Program – Queen’s University

The Queen’s Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP) recruits both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students with a university degree who are interested in Aboriginal education.  The program focuses on Aboriginal-specific and student centered learning, application of Aboriginal perspectives and world view (theory … Continue reading

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Algonquin College – The Mamidosewin Centre

The Mamidosewin Centre is an Ottawa-based service administered through Algonquin College. The aim of the center is to “create a welcoming space for Aboriginal students on campus, as well as offer an opportunity for students, staff and faculty to learn … Continue reading

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Aamjiwnaang Solidarity: Aamjiwnaang and Sarnia Against Pipelines (ASAP)

The purpose of this site is to create a forum for communication and action around the toxic reality of living in Chemical Valley. Through this forum, Aamjiwnaang First Nation community members can share their experiences, and can increase wider public … Continue reading

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Indian Residential Schools Commemoration Project -Anishinabek Nation of Ontario

The Anishinabek Nation of Ontario initiated an Indian Residential Schools Commemoration Project called “Honoring Our Children, Families, and Communities Affected by Indian Residential Schools”. The Anishinabek Nation developed commemoration and education resources designed to achieve a number of objectives including to “honour … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Faculty of Law- Juris Doctor Degree with a Certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies

The University of Toronto Faculty of Law has a concurrent option consisting of a Juris Doctorate Degree and a certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies. The certificate in Aboriginal Legal Studies is for students who “have a vocational or intellectual interest … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Indigenous Law Journal

The University of Toronto Indigenous Law Journal exists as a part of the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. The Indigenous Law Journal is a “student-run legal journal that is dedicated to developing dialogue and scholarship in the … Continue reading

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Unmask The Silence Campaign

This campaign launched by Peterborough’s STRUTT, displays ten pictures of girls from the Cree Nation of Wemindji holding butterfly masks to spread the awareness about the missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada. The photographs were taken by Paisley Spence Photography … 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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