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New funding for Indigenous led initiative will equip youth with skills training

TORONTO, August 1, 2019 - The Indigenous Friends Association, an initiative designed by York University students to connect and support Indigenous youth, will be receiving funding  of more than $350,000 by the Government of Canada under the Canada Service Corps program. The investment will equip 120 First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Indigenous youth with the […]

National Indigenous History Month: Health and environment experts available

TORONTO, June 11, 2019 – National Indigenous History Month in June puts a spotlight on the heritage, cultures and achievements of Indigenous communities. It also provides an opportunity to learn the history of Indigenous people and recognize efforts to improve the health and well-being of Indigenous people, as well as their environment. York University Indigenous […]

National Indigenous History Month: Law and justice experts available

Experts to discuss missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry and Aboriginal rights TORONTO, June 3, 2019 – National Indigenous History Month in June is a time to recognize not only the historic contributions of Indigenous peoples, but also the strength of present-day Indigenous communities. The following York University Indigenous experts in Indigenous law and justice are […]

York University receives health research funding for three major projects

CIHR to support research on inflammatory disease, care for rural dementia patients, and the health of urban Indigenous children. TORONTO, March 12, 2019 – Three York University professors have been awarded funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fall 2018 competition, for research on inflammatory disease, care in rural communities for people with […]