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Indigenous Student Affairs

Dedicated to promoting full access, participation and success for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students.

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Students are at the heart of our work here at the Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre!

“Being a student at Laurentian has been amazing! I could not have been successful without the support from everyone at the Indigenous Student Affairs office. They helped me learn what it means to be a strong Anishinaabe-kwe in my community and in academia.”

- Stepfanie Johnston
Indigenous Studies specialization with minor in Indigenous Healing and Wellness

About ISA

Upcoming Events

September 8th, 2020 at 11:30am - Indigenous Student Affairs Virtual Meet and Greet

The ISA team will be available during a virtual Zoom meeting to introduce themselves and their roles along with meeting current and returning Laurentian students.

Zoom Link: https://laurentian.zoom.us/j/93472317152

 

September 10th, 2020 at 1:00pm - Science North Science Show and Animal Presentation

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students and their families are invited to attend two special virtual Zoom presentations by staff from the Science North centre in Sudbury.

Zoom Link: https://laurentian.zoom.us/j/95677776266?pwd=aFZqZGRsaXJNK0k3dlc3cFM3L1p5UT09

 

September 11th, 2020 - Wiigwaam Teaching by Art Petahtegoose

All students, staff, and faculty are invited to learn about the significance of the new wiigwaam located on the Laurentian University campus in Founders' Square from Atikameksheng Elder Art Petahtegoose.

Listen to Art here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfkuf7M916o

Virtual Orange Shirt Day Presentation 2020

Please join the Indigenous Student Affairs team in remembering and recognizing the legacy of Residential Schools by wearing an orange shirt on September 30th, 2020 and joining us on Zoom with guest speaker Roger Chum from Moose Cree First Nation. We will also be announcing the inaugural recipient of the Kina Binoojiinyag Gchinendaagsiwag bursary scholarship!

This virtual presentation will begin at 10:30am on September 30th via Zoom.

Please register through Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/virtual-orange-shirt-day-presentation-2020-tickets-
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Please note that the media is asked not to report on this presentation. This presentation will also not be recorded.

November 2nd, 2020 - "An Understanding of the Robinson-Huron Treaty of 1850 from the Perspective of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek" with Elder Art Petahtegoose

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeOikmORcZ8

 

November 5th, 2020 from 1:30pm-2:30pm - Online Showing of "Gather" (Film)

Link: https://story-spaces.com/events/gather-vdlb1s?fbclid=IwAR1cZopEyzh09XRtmbR0wxC8i-ux-rGLh30WwkzJJMISsbynR-ohEqDk8D4

 

November 6th, 2020 from 1:00pm-2:00pm - Official Launch of the Laurentian University Native Education Council (LUNEC) Truth and Reconciliation Task Force (TRTF) Report

Link: https://laurentian.zoom.us/s/91657281426?pwd=OUpUUDFyQ1dXUHczOEMxSUxoSGVXZz09#success

November 9th, 2020 from 11am-12pm - Opening Words with Elder Julie Ozawagosh

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwtuhIuhG2U

 

November 10th, 2020 from 10am-12pm - "Bridging Knowledge Systems and Prioritizing Ecological Research Within and Among Anishnabek Nation" with Dr. Jesse Popp

Link: https://youtu.be/Iw0UGNnSEM4

 

November 11th, 2020 at 1:30pm-2:30pm - « D'un jardin à l'autre : créer des espaces culturels sur campus »

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGtbJZ6_bAE

 

November 12th, 2020 at 1:30pm-2:30pm - "The Problem with Placebo and Nocebo in Traditional Medicine" with Dr. Darrel Manitowabi

Link: https://youtu.be/tgBOqxMq3v8

 

November 13th, 2020 at 10:30am-12:00pm - RBC Gkendassawin Trail Speaker Series: "Indigenous People and Genetics: Race, Research, and Governance" with Dr. Kim Tallbear

Link: https://laurentian.zoom.us/j/96183317690?pwd=c2dTTU1KLzNwZjhiTnpWeUVTMkFrUT09

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Register with Indigenous Student Affairs

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students that are or will be taking studies at Laurentian can register with our office to gain access to our services by filling out our online student intake form by clicking the link below!

Indigenous Student Affairs

Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre, first floor of the R.D. Parker building