Cultural heritage project engages Indigenous voices

A highly collaborative project seeks to recover, document and disseminate Inuit traditional knowledge and creativity; engage Inuit leaders; and enrich Inuit culture for generations. York University fosters collaborative and socially engaging research aimed at providing a lasting legacy of benefits to cultures and societies. These characteristics are embodied in the work of Professor Anna Hudson, […]

Symposium will link arms together for rights of indigenous people

Former students of residential schools for aboriginal people, members of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and representatives of the United Nations and human rights organizations will all converge at York University for a symposium aptly titled Linking Arms Together, to join hands in upholding aboriginal rights, Friday. Linking Arms Together, a public symposium, will take […]

InVISIBILITY: Indigenous in the City -- a celebration of urban Aboriginal art, voices, stories

Members of the urban Aboriginal community, including students, parents and teachers from the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) will gather at Macdonald block Thursday, June 27 to invite politicians, administrators, policymakers and the public to see, listen and participate in conversations with the Aboriginal community. It is part of inVISIBILITY: Indigenous in the City, a […]

Climate change film screening will bring York and Nunavut together

How does climate change affect those living in a Nunavut community? Talk directly with members of the northern hamlet of Arviat on the western shore of Hudson Bay as part of the Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Film Festival next Tuesday. Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change, by Zacharias Kunuk and Ian Mauro, will screen simultaneously at York and […]