Tag Archives: Aboriginal

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 […]

SSHRC awards over $3 million to York-led projects

Seven York-led research partnerships have received a total of $3,647,551 through the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada's Partnership Grants program and Partnership Development Grants program. York psychology Professor Debra Pepler, together with Shelley Cardinal of the Canadian Red Cross, has received over $2.4 million in funding over five years from SSHRC to lead a major […]

Inclusion Day conference at York looks to build allies for equity

What does equity look like for everyone? The upcoming Inclusion Day: Building Allies for Equity conference, hosted by York University’s Centre for Human Rights (CHR), will tackle the meaning of equity next Wednesday. The conference will take place on Inclusion Day, Jan. 18, from 11:30am to 8pm, at 280N York Lanes, Keele campus. Everyone is […]

Professor Michael Greyeyes' dance production kicks off Harbourfront series

York theatre Professor Michael Greyeyes has choreographed and directed from thine eyes, a powerful new dance theatre work that examines mortality, memory and forgiveness, opening Sept. 22 at Harbourfront’s Enwave Theatre. This world premiere is the season opener for Toronto’s DanceWorks and kicks off Harbourfront Centre’s dance series NextSteps 11/12. The show is co-produced by […]