Western shone an unblinking spotlight on the scourge of racism and the shadows of colonialism.
Ask Sara Mai Chitty, BA’14, MA’15, to describe land-based learning, and chances are, the Anishinaabekwe storyteller and educator will share an anecdote to illustrate the concept.
Creative ideas to grow Indigenous teaching and learning across campus will get a boost from a new Indigenous Learning Fund, university officials announced.
Western efforts to bring Indigenous voices to the leadership table and an Indigenous presence to all levels of work, study and research across campus will have a permanent advocate in the Office of Indigenous Initiatives.
Embrace Myth, The Messenger, Medicine and more when Acting Vice-Provost & Associate Vice- President (Indigenous Initiatives) Candace Brunette-Debassige takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Kalley Armstrong might justifiably boast about her pedigree – be it about her stellar hockey career with one of North America’s top college teams or as granddaughter of a Hockey Hall of Fame player. But even if hockey is in her DNA, boasting is not.