Tag Archives: Post-Secondary

University of British Columbia Indigenous Foundations – Community and Politics

The First Nations Studies Program at University of British Columbia (UBC) has created this section on their website to “provide a starting point for those interested in understanding the myriad ways in which Aboriginal peoples have organized for increased political … 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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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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The Discovering Knowledge…Sharing a Path- Awareness Training Program

The Discovering Knowledge…Sharing a Path program at the University of Regina program offers settler awareness training sessions and workshops throughout the year for employers, students and community members. Though there are specific themes for each session, the overarching purposes is … 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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University of British Columbia Indigenous Foundations – Government Policy

The First Nations Studies Program at University of British Columbia provides valuable information and historical overviews of Government Policy regarding Indigenous peoples in Canada. Historical accounts of topics including: The Indian Act, Reserves, the Royal Proclamation of 1763, The Residential … Continue reading

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