Kahnawake’s own celebrate at McGill

Eve Cable After a two-year break, McGill’s annual powwow returned to Montreal, featuring a full schedule of dances and more at the university’s downtown campus. Dancing at McGill was an amazing experience for Konwatharani Jacobs, who danced for the first time with her daughter, f ive-year-old Iako’tarakehte on September 23.

Kanien’kéha language program transfers to Kanesatake

Courtesy Kanerahtenhá:wi Hilda Nicholas The Kanien’kéha Adult Immersion Program in Kanesatake is collaborating with McGill University to instruct and certify 10 Indigenous language teachers in Kanesatake. “We’ve had so much interest. It’s incredible,” said Kanerahtenhá:wi Hilda Nicholas, director of the Kanesatake Language and Cultural Centre. The program and waiting list filled

Understanding our communities better

Courtesy Brittany Wenniserí:iostha Jock Seven new Indigenous staff members were celebrated during McGill University’s fourth edition Indigenous Faculty and Staff Welcome Ceremony on February 14. Among them was Kanien’kehá:ka Dr. Brittany Wenniserí:iostha Jock, whose research supports food sovereignty and aims to respond to the obesity and chronic disease inequities in Indigenous

Back when “Redmen” meant one clear thing

In 1936, the title “Half-time show by Montreal area Scouts at McGill stadium,” appears above this photo, which was captioned, “Half-time break during a football game at Percival Molson Stadium, McGill University, Montreal. Scouts are disguised as Native Americans wearing plumes.” (Courtesy National Archives of Quebec) [apss_share] Eric Pouliot-Thisdale Special to the Eastern

McGill youth camp teaches teens to have fun with science

McGill University's Eagle Spirit Camp hosted by their Faculty of Medicine and organized by the Indigenous Health Professions program (IHPP) since 2017, inspire Indigenous youth in their future education. (Courtesy Philemon Beaudet) [apss_share] From learning how to suture a wound, to how to draw blood from a vein, to inserting an IV