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Western research takes aim at medical racism

Western research takes aim at medical racism

Health experts wanting to understand vaccine hesitancy in racialized communities should look beyond simple answers, according to a team of Western researchers. Marginalized groups in Canada continue to grapple with a legacy of medical racism, said Siné …

Indigenous social network eyes economic opportunity

Indigenous social network eyes economic opportunity

Shyra Barberstock has created a social network that is all business. Barberstock, a fourth-year First Nations Studies and Health/Environmental Geography student, and her husband, Rye Barberstock, recently launched the Okwaho Network, a social-networking site dedicated...

Student uses elite program to reclaim past

Student uses elite program to reclaim past

While discovering her own story, Shyra Barberstock has helped others reclaim theirs. Last month, the fourth-year First Nations Studies and Health/Environmental Geography student returned from the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program at the Coady...

World Café, lecture to focus on Indigenous students

World Café, lecture to focus on Indigenous students

Indigenous student success takes centre stage during two events this week. On Tuesday, a World Café will focus on what elements contribute to Indigenous graduate student success, and what the Western community can do to promote them. The event runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m....

City of London celebrates Western’s Indigenous Services

With coordinator Candace Brunette at its helm, Western’s Indigenous Services has been named the recipient of the 2013 London Diversity, Race Relations and Inclusivity Award presented by the City of London. The award recognizes its longstanding Indigenous youth outreach programming.

Documentary chronicles threats to Indigenous health

Documentary chronicles threats to Indigenous health

London audiences will get an early look at a powerful new documentary by Western Indigenous Health researcher Chantelle Richmond and Emmy Award-winning Ojibway filmmaker James M. Fortier, in advance of a wider release this fall.

Several named Women of Excellence

There is a strong Western feel to this year’s YMCA of Western Ontario’s Women of Excellence award winners, announced Tuesday at London’s Central YMCA on Waterloo Street.

Western leads Indigenous Education Summit

Western leads Indigenous Education Summit

The Right Honourable Paul Martin, Canada’s 21st Prime Minister, will deliver the opening remarks at the Indigenous Education Summit, a two-day event (Oct. 4-5) at Queen’s Landing in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.

Indigenous social network eyes economic opportunity

Indigenous social network eyes economic opportunity

Shyra Barberstock has created a social network that is all business. Barberstock, a fourth-year First Nations Studies and Health/Environmental Geography student, and her husband, Rye Barberstock, recently launched the Okwaho Network, a social-networking site dedicated...

Student uses elite program to reclaim past

Student uses elite program to reclaim past

While discovering her own story, Shyra Barberstock has helped others reclaim theirs. Last month, the fourth-year First Nations Studies and Health/Environmental Geography student returned from the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program at the Coady...

World Café, lecture to focus on Indigenous students

World Café, lecture to focus on Indigenous students

Indigenous student success takes centre stage during two events this week. On Tuesday, a World Café will focus on what elements contribute to Indigenous graduate student success, and what the Western community can do to promote them. The event runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m....

City of London celebrates Western’s Indigenous Services

With coordinator Candace Brunette at its helm, Western’s Indigenous Services has been named the recipient of the 2013 London Diversity, Race Relations and Inclusivity Award presented by the City of London. The award recognizes its longstanding Indigenous youth outreach programming.

Documentary chronicles threats to Indigenous health

Documentary chronicles threats to Indigenous health

London audiences will get an early look at a powerful new documentary by Western Indigenous Health researcher Chantelle Richmond and Emmy Award-winning Ojibway filmmaker James M. Fortier, in advance of a wider release this fall.

Several named Women of Excellence

There is a strong Western feel to this year’s YMCA of Western Ontario’s Women of Excellence award winners, announced Tuesday at London’s Central YMCA on Waterloo Street.

Western leads Indigenous Education Summit

Western leads Indigenous Education Summit

The Right Honourable Paul Martin, Canada’s 21st Prime Minister, will deliver the opening remarks at the Indigenous Education Summit, a two-day event (Oct. 4-5) at Queen’s Landing in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.