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Indigenous Community Health and Research Conference

The Faculty of Health Science, the McMaster Indigenous Health Movement – Student Group, and the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute are pleased to host the inaugural ‘Coming together to co-create health equity – an Indigenous Community Health and Research Conference’  

Reconcili-Action: Restoring Indigenous Presence to Canadian Communities: Picton

Picking up from Dr. Niigaan Sinclair’s illuminating lecture in November, we now welcome Calvin Brook to the PEC Library. Calvin is an architect, urban designer and planner and co-founder of Brook McIlroy, an architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, and urban planning practice. A key focus of his practice is through collaborations with the firm’s Indigenous architects and interns through the Indigenous Design Studio. Brook McIlroy’s work with Canada’s Indigenous communities has been recognized by The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and is the first architectural and planning practice in Canada certified under CCAB’s Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program.

Respecting the Land: Climate change and First Peoples

The Indigenous Climate Action movement recognizes that Indigenous Peoples are on the front-lines of both climate impacts and efforts to protect the earth. Join Kim Wheatley, an Anishinaabe Ojibway Grandmother from Shawanaga First Nation Reserve, and DC Indigenous student advisor Julie Pigeon, who is also Ojibway and a member of the Batchewana First Nation, for an enriching discussion about our relationship to the Land and the ways in which climate change is impacting it.

Duty to Consult – January 2020

This program offers condensed versions of our introductory programs and prepares learners to enter the formal world of Duty to Consult and Accommodate interactions and negotiations.

Giving voice to Indigenous peoples: Is anyone listening?

Canadians talk of truth and reconciliation, but are we truly listening? Come hear two passionate and prominent Indigenous voices — bestselling author Tanya Talaga and outspoken parliamentarian Sol Mamakwa — tell their personal stories and talk about our political challenges. Bring your questions to the conversation hosted by Ryerson visiting practitioner Martin Regg Cohn and the Faculty of Arts.