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How is the University of Waterloo, including the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, addressing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action? 

This website is a hub for projects and initiatives by members of the University and partners that respond to the Calls to Action for reconciliation amongst Indigenous peoples and all Canadians. 

Truth and Reconciliation Commission | TRC Calls to Action (PDF)

  1. July 17, 2018The Blanket Exercise

    The Blanket Exercise

    WHEN: July 20, 12:30 to 2:30PM

    WHERE: Needles Hall, room 3047

    The Blanket Exercise includes points of reference about the historical and contemporary relationship between Indigenous populations and the imposed colonial systems in Canada.  This activity takes us through a historical timeline of events that have social, political, economic and racial identity implications on Indigenous populations.

  2. Apr. 3, 2018TEACH-IN AUNTY/INDIGENOUS LOVE: CANADIAN LAWLESSNESS, INDIGENOUS LAW, AND PRACTICEPoster of the four speakers

    TEACH-IN AUNTY/INDIGENOUS LOVE: CANADIAN LAWLESSNESS, INDIGENOUS LAW, AND PRACTICE

    TEACH-IN Aunty/Indigenous Love: Canadian Lawlessness, Indigenous Law, and Practice
    170 St. George Street, JHB room 100
    Time: Apr 7th, 7:00 pm End: Apr 7th, 9:00 pm
    Interest Categories: Women/Gender, Women & Gender Studies (FAS), Political Science, Law, Faculty of , Indigenous, Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in (OISE/UT), Canada, 2000-
    Teach-in

  3. Mar. 26, 2018National Trust Heritage Nominations - Save the Evidence at Mohawk Institute Residential SchoolFront facing image of the Woodland Cultural Center

    The National Trust has a call out for nominations for its 2018 awards, and is seeking submissions through an online process. They want to know about great places and projects (including those that may have already won awards in your area) that deserve national recognition.

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  1. Oct. 3, 2018Indigenous Speakers Series: Lee Maracle with Bill ColemanLee Maracle illustration

    The Indigenous Speakers Series presents renowned author and teacher Lee Maracle, who will be joined by choreographer Bill Coleman for an integrated lecture/dance performance. 

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The Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre acknowledges that we are on the traditional territory of ‎ the Neutral, Anishnawbe and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.