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News archive - 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

‘How are you healing?’ What moving forward looks like for Indigenous women

Amy Smoke with her family members watch daughter in Indigenous regalia

Story from the Waterloo Region Record, September 23, 2017. As part of the conversation surrounding intergenerational trauma and reconciliation, seven female leaders from different parts of Waterloo Region’s Indigenous community share their personal healing journeys.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

3,000 Indigenous Lands in Google Maps

Google 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.”

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Water is Life Panel Discussion - Livestream


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.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre wins Equity and Inclusivity Award

four 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.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences features Reconciliation Event series

Congress logo

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canada's largest annual academic gathering that takes place this year at Ryerson University in Toronto, May 27 to June 2, features an array of high-profile events on reconciliation.

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