The history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada is a rich and complex one. Explore the leading work we are doing to deepen our collective understanding of Indigenous knowledge and reconciliation.
Vanessa Watts is exploring what reconciliation looks like outside of state-informed processes, helping to create forward-looking, intergenerational connections between Inuit and Haudenosaunee communities.
A McMaster Indigenous Studies course that will take place inside the Grand Valley Institution for Women, a federal women’s prison in Kitchener, ON, marks the official launch of a project intended to increase access to post-secondary education for incarcerated Indigenous peoples.
Mascots and logos are examples of "cultural taxidermy," not just appropriation, argues Tim Thompson, an Ojibwa decolonization consultant and student in McMaster's Justice, Political Philosophy and Law program. His thoughts were recently published on the Salon website.