Tag Archives: Indigenous

Osgoode Hall Law School establishes Reconciliation Fund for Indigenous initiatives

TORONTO, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 – Osgoode Hall Law School of York University today announced specific actions that it will take to meet the urgent need of Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples envisioned by the report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Osgoode’s enhanced commitment to Reconciliation, which has been identified as a top […]

Skennen’kó:wa Gamig: York U’s Hart House renamed to create safe space for Indigenous peoples

TORONTO, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 – At a ceremony during National Aboriginal Day at York University today, Hart House was renamed Skennen’kó:wa Gamig, the House of Great Peace. And with that renaming comes the hope for further understanding and reconciliation. The newly renovated Skennen’kó:wa Gamig will be a welcoming, safe and supportive space for Indigenous […]

Media Advisory: Justice Murray Sinclair to talk about importance of learning from other societies

TORONTO, March 29, 2017 – Learning about different societies around the world can teach non-indigenous Canadians a lot when it comes to indigenous people in Canada. That is what Justice Murray Sinclair, senator and former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will discuss Thursday at York University. His talk, “Indigeneity, the World, and Canada,” […]

Scholars and Indigenous peoples to talk environmental justice at York U symposium

TORONTO, May 25, 2016 –Environmental justice (or injustice) issues underlie many of the environmental challenges Indigenous peoples in Canada face daily, but proposed solutions seldom include their voices. To help change that, York University is bringing scholars and Indigenous peoples together Thursday to talk about environmental justice issues and the policies and laws needed to […]