Narratives of strength and hope during COVID-19 are the focus of a new report on Indigenous health.
Western is providing additional support for Indigenous students through a partnership with Indspire, a charity led by alumna Roberta Jamieson, that invests in education of Indigenous Peoples.
Western is clearing a pathway for people who have historically faced social and economic barriers, with a new scholarship program for graduate students who are Indigenous or living with disabilities.
A first-year course in constitutional law sparked in Leaelle Derynck a passion for Indigenous legal traditions.
Jaqueline Shi’s short film, ‘Little Red’ is a tribute to her grandmother and a featured entry into the 2020 Forest City Film Festival.
Wearing orange on Sept. 30 is a way to recognize the impact of Canada’s residential schools on Indigenous peoples – the survivors, and those who did not return.
Sociology professor Janice Forsyth called the Washington NFL franchise’s decision to change its controversial nickname “a clear example of ‘money talks.’”
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.
First in her family to attend university right out of high school, Serena Mendizabal is aiming no lower than being a world-changer.
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.
When Ethan Thomas arrived at Western, he felt alone and out of place. He missed his family and friends, longing for the ceremonies he embraced growing up in Six Nations of the Grand River territory. That soon changed.
About a year into her internship, and some 80 feet up in the air, Katrina Petahtegoose had a revelation.
The Markkanen Awards are presented annually to an Indigenous undergraduate and graduate student from Main Campus based on academic excellence; contribution to Indigenous communities; and commitment to Western’s campus community through engagement outside of the classroom.
Thirteen days into his month-long series of triathlons, Nursing professor Abe Oudshoorn hit the wall. “I was cooked. I was toast. I couldn’t make it up the stairs.”
Ideally, Sport Canada’s new suite of safe sport policies should be seen as a positive step towards addressing public concerns about harassment, abuse and discrimination in sport. Yet, recent signs suggest the system is failing its victims.
Western welcomed Grade 7 and 8 Indigenous students from across Southwestern Ontario for the 15thannual Track and Field Day on Wednesday.
Building relationship. Danielle Alcock knows that enjoyable part of her graduate student days will be paramount in her new role as Indigenous Leader in Residence, a newly created role at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.