Monday, April 3, 2017

Indigenous Speaker Series: moving forward together

Sylvia McAdam

The Faculty of Arts and the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre (WAEC) are co-sponsoring a new Indigenous Speakers Series highlighting the voices of Indigenous artists, writers, activists, and leaders from across Turtle Island. The series offers UWaterloo students, faculty and staff opportunities to learn from, understand and engage with Indigenous issues.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Mush Hole Project in the news

large empty basement room with two small windows

The Mush Hole Project at the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School was previewed by several media outlets, including our own Waterloo Stories. Here they are with links to the full stories:

Friday, September 2, 2016

Mush Hole partner Art Gallery of Guelph opens Circle Mound installation

Dawn Owen beside circle of earth outdoors

A new installation at the Art Gallery of Guelph is part of a project that came out of the Truth and Reconciliation process for survivors of Indian residential schools.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Waterloo PhD Emily Milne's thesis on Indigenous education draws media attention

Emily Milne

Sociology doctorate Emily Milne (PhD '15) has received nationwide media coverage when research from her dissertation on family-school relationships among Indigenous peoples was recently published in two journals, including the Canadian Review of Sociology.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Mino Ode Kwewak N'Gamowak - Bridging Communities Through Song

Poster with drum image and text giving event dates

Mino Ode Kwewak N’gamowak (Good Hearted Women Singers) are an Indigenous and non-Indigenous women’s drum circle following the teachings of Community Elder Jean Becker, who began this group in 2003.