Please visit the University of Waterloo's Office of Indigenous Relations for the latest initiatives.


How is the University of Waterloo responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) findings and calls to action? This website was established in 2016 as a hub for projects and initiatives by the University community and partners that work toward truth and reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and all Canadians. The University's work toward reconciliation is centralized within our Office of Indigenous Relations.

  1. Mar. 12, 2020Conversation with Jean Becker, Senior Director, Indigenous initiatives
    Jean Becker and Lori Campbell in conversation on stage

    Jean Becker is the University of Waterloo’s first Senior Director of Indigenous initiatives. On January 29, 2020, the Indigenous Speakers Series presented Jean in conversation with Lori Campbell, Director of the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre.

  2. Dec. 20, 2019Student documentaries address truth and reconciliation
    Heather George speaking with child on her 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.

  3. Dec. 18, 2019Bridge video - honouring MMIWG2S
    red ribbons with names tied to bridge railing

    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.

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