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A day of action to gather, mourn, and plan

Feb. 14, 2018, Drop-in between 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in L.R Wilson Hall, room 1811

Feb 13, 2018

Co-creating of Indigenous Water Quality Tools

Dawn Martin-Hill, Associate Professor, Indigenous Studies Program and Paul R. MacPherson Chair in Indigenous Studies, has been awarded a prestigious research grant through Global Water Futures.

Sep 18, 2017

First-year student shares Indigenous culture through her passion for performance

“A big part of my culture is performance,” says Semiah Smith. “We were always a creative people – our ceremonies have songs and dances that are embedded in everything we do, the way that we live, and in our world view. To me, being Indigenous and being artistic and creative are very close. It was just a natural path for me.”

Sep 01, 2017

Indigenous Student Services launches new website

Supporting First Nations, Inuit, and Metis students attending McMaster.

Aug 29, 2017

Indigenous students discuss their perceptive on celebrating Canada150

Friday, June 30, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Mills Plaza

Jun 30, 2017

What does Canada 150 mean for Indigenous communities?

Indigenous Studies Director Vanessa Watts featured on TVO's The Agenda discussing why Canada's 150 birthday may not be something to celebrate.

Jun 30, 2017

McMaster launches new institute focused on Indigenous research

In a new era of reconciliation and an openness from the Canadian government to right the wrongs that have devastated generations, McMaster has established one of the country’s only institutes dedicated to Indigenous ways of knowing and research.

Apr 18, 2017

Indigenous undergrads invited to apply for research-focused summer program

Applications are now open for the 2017 Indigenous Undergraduate Summer Research Scholars (IUSRS) program at McMaster.

Mar 09, 2017

Indigenous Graduation Ceremony 2017

Save the date! June 14 at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Feb 28, 2017

Spring Social 2017!

April 3 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Feb 28, 2017

Baking with Bertha

Cook with Elder and Professional Chef Bertha Skye

Feb 28, 2017

Call for action. Peaceful protest against Islamophobia

Mon., Jan. 30, at 6 p.m., Hamilton City Hall, peaceful protest of the rise of Islamophobia and racism

Jan 30, 2017

New class this summer! Cornhusk Sculpting & Beadwork

Learn introductory cornhusk sculpting and beadwork techniques from two respected Haudenosaunee artists.

Jan 17, 2017

Peter F. Ittinuar, Canada’s First Inuk Member of Parliament

Public Lecture, Dec.1, L.R. Wilson Hall, Room 1811, Ceremonial Room, 7p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Nov 29, 2016

Environmental Justice, Standing Rock & Beyond - Live Stream!

In Person & Live Stream Event: Indigenous Research Symposium, Special Guest Speakers: Chief Bernard Ominayak, Chief Leroy Hill & Chief Arvol Looking Horse, November 30, 2016 4pm, Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL) 1102, McMaster University

Nov 28, 2016

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Tuesday, December 6, 2016, In the Social Sciences Community Room, 1003, Wilson Hall, McMaster University (Sterling Avenue Entrance, wheelchair accessible venue)

Nov 25, 2016

Book Launch | In Divided Unity (Haudenosaunee Reclamation at Grand River), by Theresa McCarthy

Nov. 23, L.R. Wilson Hall, Room 1811 (Ceremonial Room), 4:30 p.m.

Nov 21, 2016

Indigenous Research Symposium, Nov. 23

Explore ways McMaster University can build understanding of Indigenous knowledge and community-led research at the Indigenous Research Symposium taking place on Wednesday November 23, 2016.

Nov 16, 2016

Weiopskl Aqq Pitewey (Beads and Tea) workshop

With Mi'Kmaw student Hanna Martin. Friday, November 18, 12pm - 3pm, in the Indigenous Ceremonial Room in L.R. Wilson Hall room 1010

Nov 08, 2016

Colonization Road | Screening & Filmmaker Q&A

Nov. 14, 11:30 to 1:20pm, BSB room 136, the Indigenous Studies Program is hosting a film screening of 'Colonization Road' with special guest Anishinaabe comedian, writer and filmmaker, Ryan McMahon. Free admission

Nov 01, 2016

We Have MOVED!

Come visit us in our new space in L.R. Wilson Hall, Room 1811.

Oct 03, 2016