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Decolonizing the Curricula

Maawanji-idiwag (They come together): Institutional Approaches to Decolonizing Curricula is a virtual discussion, where a panel of academics and practitioners experienced in theoretical decolonization and who have taken concrete steps and actions to decolonize curricula in their respective institutions will discuss opportunities and challenges for institutional approaches and practices to decolonize curricula.

White Fragility: Why it's so hard to for white people to talk about racism book coverIn September, Professor Frankie Condon, who has conducted extensive research in anti-racism rhetoric and anti-racism pedagogy, will lead the discussion of Robin DiAngelo’s, White Fragility (2018), the New York Times bestseller that gained international prominence in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd in the US.

21 things you may not know about the indian act book coverEach month, led by a member of our campus community, a book from the President's Anti-racism Task Force's (PART) carefully curated list will be reviewed and discussed. The book that will be discussed is "21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality" by Bob Joseph.

Indigenous musicians in front of artistic collage of animals

Canada’s first and only Inuk professional classical singer, is a proud resident of Newfoundland and Labrador. She is a two-time Dora Award Nominated performer and is much in demand as a singer, actor, and collaborator in both Indigenous and non-Indigenous projects. She is also a member of the Canadian Opera Company’s Circle of Artists.  

Join the virtual audience for the Winter 2021 Concept $5K Finals!

Watch 10 promising student teams take the virtual stage and compete for their share of $20K in grant funding to help take startup ideas to the next level. Besides seeing some great pitches, you can also hear from Concept Interim Director, John Dick, and University of Waterloo Entrepreneurship Society about how to get involved with entrepreneurship and find co-founders.

Thursday, July 14, 2022 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Concept $5K Finals

Student teams have practiced and perfected their pitches and are ready to compete at the Concept $5K Finals! Watch these incredible pitches in-person and online and be sure to vote on your favourite team to help crown the People’s Champ.

Thursday, July 14, 2022 8:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

Concept $5K Finals

Student teams have practiced and perfected their pitches and are ready to compete at the virtual Concept $5K Finals!

Watch these incredible pitches live in-person and online and be sure to vote on your favourite team to help crown the People’s Champ.These are ideas that could change the world and not something you want to miss!

Come join us on June 20th to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day! We will have a ceremonial fire and Knowledge Keeper Myeengun Henry will be providing a teaching on the Eagle Feather and it’s significance. We will then restore our ceremonial grounds by laying gravel; to follow we will be planting Tobacco.