Tag Archives: Students

Student Movement at Lakehead University to Defend Indigenous Studies Curriculum

In February 2013, a group of students at Lakehead University raised concerns about changes to an Indigenous studies course to incorporate it into the new Lakehead law school. The original plan was for law students to take a full-credit class … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Awareness Weeks at Various Universities and Colleges

A variety of Canadian universities and colleges host annual Aboriginal Awareness Weeks which include diverse cultural and educational events to raise awareness on their campuses about Indigneous peoples, issues, cultures and worldviews. This post includes brief descriptions of the different … Continue reading

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University of Victoria: Aboriginal Awareness Camp

The Aboriginal Awareness Camp is meant for those enrolled in the law program at the University of Victoria. First created in 1996, the four day camp is on Penelakut Island. The camp goal is to help “future lawyers explore Aboriginal perspectives … Continue reading

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University of British Columbia- First Nations Studies Program (FNSP) and First Nations Studies Students Association (FNSSA)

The First Nations Studies Program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program in the Faculty of Arts, established in 2001. The program focuses on Indigenous history, arts and culture, systems of knowledge, political theory, activism, and contemporary issues from critical perspectives. UBC is … Continue reading

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