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How is the University of Waterloo, including the Waterloo Aboriginal Education 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)

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  1. June 21, 20173,000 Indigenous Lands in Google MapsGoogle Maps of 3,000 Indigenous reserves and territories in Canada

    Google has added 3,000 Canadian Indigenous reserves and settlement lands to Google Maps and Google Earth platforms.

    The search engine giant unveiled the project on Wednesday, which is National Aboriginal Day in Canada. Steven DeRoy, an Indigenous cartographer who played a key role in the initiative says that the “impetus for the project was to make sure that Indigenous peoples are reflected on the base maps.”

  2. May 31, 2017Water is Life Panel Discussion - LivestreamWater

    Livestream Panel Discussion with an introduction from Dr. Shiv Chopra, the internationally recognized leaders on our panel - women who've spent lifetimes in service to the interests of the people - are inspirational speakers who challenge audiences to act.

  3. Apr. 21, 2017Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre wins Equity and Inclusivity Awardfour women smile holding plaque

    If you’ve ever been to an event at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre (WAEC), you might have a pretty good idea of why the University’s Status of Women and Equity Committee (SWEC) awarded the Centre with the 2017 Equity and Inclusivity Award.

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The Waterloo Aboriginal Education 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.