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Indigenous Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program

Indigenous Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program

Connect and Collaborate Are you an Indigenous student at York University looking for an international course? Through the Indigenous Peer-to-Peer Exchange Program you can connect and collaborate with other Indigenous students around the world and gain academic credit! The course will be run remotely and offered as INDG 3060 3.0 (fall). For details and to apply, visit yorku.ca/go/indigenous-exchange. […]

Poem by Louise B. Halfe-Sky Dancer to honour the 215 children in Kamloops and all those destroyed by the residential school system

Poem by Louise B. Halfe-Sky Dancer to honour the 215 children in Kamloops and all those destroyed by the residential school system

Angels: 215 >, 1820 – 1979 “The Past is Always Our Present” A cradle board hangs from a treeA beaded moss bag is folded in a small chestA child’s moccasin is tuckedInto a skunk Pipe bagChildren’s shoes in a ghost dance.A mother clutches thesePalms held against her faceA river runs between her fingers. A small […]

In conversation with alumnus Jesse Thistle (BA '15)

In conversation with alumnus Jesse Thistle (BA '15)

Join the York University Alumni Book Club to read From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way, by author and alumnus Jesse Thistle (BA '15). Connect with hundreds of book lovers from your alumni community to discuss his inspiring and award-winning debut memoir. Then join us for an exclusive chat with the author, […]

Black and Indigenous Communities Living in Solidarity: Recognizing Intersectionality on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Black and Indigenous Communities Living in Solidarity: Recognizing Intersectionality on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

National Indigenous Peoples' Day: In solidarity with ... Panel shared with Bonita Lawrence, Andrea Davis and Ruth Koleszar-Green, and was organized by the Office of the Vice President, Equity, People & Culture on June 21, 2020

Indspire presents a virtual event with author Jesse Thistle

Indspire presents a virtual event with author Jesse Thistle

Roberta Jamieson, president and CEO of Indspire, will engage in a conversation with Jesse Thistle, assistant professor in the Department of Equity Studies at York University and author of the best-selling memoir, From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way. This event will take place June 11 at 7 p.m. and it is […]

Undergraduate winners of the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence announced

Undergraduate winners of the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence announced

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) has launched a new initiative, now underway, that provides opportunities for undergraduate students to engage in research projects directly supervised by professors. In this inaugural year, the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE) was won by 36 student researchers. They will each receive $5,000 and will work […]

What, why and how to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

What, why and how to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day is on June 21, 2018. Larissa Crawford is a graduating undergraduate student from the International Development Studies and Communication Studies programs. She is also the Indigenous Student Transitions Coordinator at the Centre for Aboriginal Student Services at York University and identifies as Métis-Jamaican. Crawford sent the following article to YFile about the significance of […]