Celia Haig-Brown, a Professor in the Faculty of Education at York University, wrote a master's thesis on Kamloops residential schools in the mid-1980's, the work was published as a book but was ignored. Haig-Brown has returned to the work and recently published 'Tsqelmucwílc: The Kamloops Indian Residential School―Resistance and a Reckoning' in light of recent events.
In the media: York University Markham Campus exhibits Indigenous artworks in recognition of the site’s Indigenous heritage
In recognition of the site’s Indigenous heritage, York University unveiled Indigenous art exhibits on the construction hoarding at York University's Markham campus.
Professor Celia Haig-Brown shares her collaborators’ stories of their experiences of residential schools and reconciliation...
National Indigenous Peoples Day falls on the summer solstice (June 21), which is the longest day of the year. It is a day of significance, as Indigenous Peoples and communities have honoured their cultures and histories on the summer solstice for generations.
Congratulations to Faculty of Education Professor and Associate Vice-President Indigenous initiatives Susan Dion (York University) and Jane Griffith (Ryerson University), on being awarded the prestigious 2021 F.E.L. Priestly Prize for their article “Narratives of Place and Relationship: Bev Sellar’s Memoir They Called Me Number One”. The award was presented by the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE).
Two Métis artists spoke with York University Faculty of Education Professor Susan Dion, associate vice-president Indigenous initiatives, about how their art educates and invites others to experience their culture and heritage.
The Conversation Canada - National Day for Truth & Reconciliation: Universities and schools must acknowledge how colonial education has reproduced anti-Indigenous racism
As we move towards Sept. 30, many schools and universities will be talking about observing the new National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. When it comes to all of our institutions — and educational institutions in particular — it’s critical to move far beyond a single day of remembrance.
York University Vice-President Equity, People and Culture Sheila Cote-Meek announces the appointment of Professor Susan P. Dion to the inaugural role of associate vice-president Indigenous initiatives, effective Sept. 1.
The Faculty's Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Waaban Indigenous Teacher Education program is featured in a new video produced by York University as a part of it's Faculty Innovation video series.