Concordia University hosts first powwow

Hadassah Alencar At the Concordia University Loyola campus in NDG, students and faculty attended the first powwow on campus, as the educational establishment makes efforts to increase Indigenous culture and tradition. For many, the event was a chance to witness throat singing, jingle dancing, and drumming between classes, with many students

Looking at past and into future at Concordia

Concordia University plans to indigenize its campus, and improve curriculum and services to be more inclusive for Indigenous students attending the Montreal institution. (Natalia Fedosieieva, The Eastern Door) [apss_share] Concordia’s Indigenous Directions Leadership Group (IDLG) launched its action plan last Thursday to highlight the strategies of moving the university towards “a more

First Peoples Week a hit for art and culture

Martin Loft shared his expertise in creating magic, teaching any attendees how to create unique designs for prints that could go onto anything they wish. (Lindsay Richardson, The Eastern Door) [apss_share] Loft takes linocut expertise to Concordia Standing in front of a conference room full of people, Martin Akwiranoron Loft jokingly referred to

Drums, panels and supporters kick off week

The Fox Tail Singers performs a contemporary song in the Mi’kmaq language during the First Voices Week Opening ceremony. (Natalia Fedosieieva, The Eastern Door) [apss_share] First Voices Week (FVW), led by Concordia University students and staff, started its event series this Monday to celebrate Indigenous peoples and to recognize the importance of