Friday, December 20, 2019

Student documentaries address truth and reconciliation

Daughter sitting on mothers lap

Students in a fall 2019 Digital Arts Communication course on digital storytelling produced beautiful and compelling short documentaries around the theme of Truth and Reconciliation on Turtle Island.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Bridge: Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit People

Red ties on bridge

Since 2016, Bridge: Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit People has become an annual installation for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence at the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Jean Becker Joins University of Waterloo as Senior Director, Indigenous Initiatives

Jean Becker

Jean Becker will join the University of Waterloo January 13, 2020 in the newly created Senior Director, Indigenous Initiatives position reporting to the President, and Associate Vice-President, Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Watch Songs in the Key of Cree campus performance

Songs in the Key of Cree Performance

On November 19, 2019, the Waterloo community was delighted by a Songs in the key of Cree integrated performance-speaker event.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Waterloo alum integrated healthcare models to meet the needs of Indigenous Peoples

Cornelia (Nel) Wieman

For Applied Health Sciences alumnus Cornelia (Nel) Wieman (MSc Kinesiology ’91), there is no question that Canada's healthcare system results in Indigenous peoples being poorly served and discriminated against. A desire to transform the system by intregrating culturally appropriate approaches for Indigenous peoples has been a focus of Wieman’s career as Canada’s first female Indigenous psychiatrist.

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