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Indigenous voices, Indigenous Youth "And Social Justice for All" photo-illustration

Indigenous Youth, Indigenous Voices symposium is our 2017 annual public event

  On Wednesday, April 26, high school students and community members, along with York undergrads, faculty, and staff, will gather at Vanier College to learn about one of Canada’s fastest growing demographics: Indigenous youth. "Indigenous Youth, Indigenous Voices" will highlight issues of relevance to young Indigenous people in contemporary Canadian society and examine how all […]

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Anishinaabe scholar Hayden King discusses reconciliation with York students

Students in MIST 1050: Introduction to Indigenous Thought, York’s introductory Native Studies course, recently had the chance to discuss reconciliation with visiting guest speaker, Professor Hayden King, director of the Centre for Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University. An Anishinaabe scholar, writer, and educator from Gchi’mnissing (Beausoleil First Nation/Christian Island), King is a regular contributor to […]

"President for a Day" Sayjon Ariyarathnam learns about the complexities of running the University

Ariyarathnam, the winner of the fourth President for a Day contest, is a Student Senator and president of the Student Council of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (SCOLAPS). His co-curricular involvement in the University involves work with the Student Senator Caucus and other professional organizations. [read more...] SCOLAPS Chair Sayjon Ariyarathnam named 2015 President for […]