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KANATA Volume 6 Journal Launch!

After much hard work, KANATA Volume 6  is finally here! Please join us for our Journal Launch, Friday April 12, 2013! Featuring talent and performances from the McGill and Montreal community: Spoken Word Artist Tiffany Harrington Singer/Songwriter Demiel Pepin Hoop Dancer Marie-Celine Charron We are proud to also be hosting a fundraising raffle for the…

KANATA Vol. 6 – Call for Submissions!!

KANATA, the Undergraduate Journal of the Indigenous Studies Community of McGill University is calling for submissions for its sixth volume. KANATA is an interdisciplinary student-published journal with content that focuses on topics relating to Indigenous Peoples of North America. Open Submissions:  Writing from any academic discipline (A-range papers, 15 pages maximum double-spaced, excluding references) Non-academic writing and Art including short stories (fiction &…

Kanata Peer-to-Peer Conference Starts TOMORROW! [Nov.27-28]

Hello Friends of KANATA! Our conference is just a day away! Our schedule is now confirmed with new additions to the “Connecting Community” sharing sessions, the Aboriginal Law Students’ Association and the Barriere Lake Solidarity Project! The final schedule is below. We hope to see you there to participate in dialogue and learn of the…

EVENT UPDATE: Kanata Peer-to-Peer Conference Dates Confirmed! [Nov.27-28]

Big news today for Kanata enthusiasts! The dates for our annual peer-to-peer conference have been confirmed as Tuesday, November 27th and Wednesday, November 28th. The theme of this year’s conference is “Connecting Community”, and our presenter list will reflect this. Presenters will include the ISA (Indigenous Student Alliance), FPH (First People’s House), the Aboriginal Law Association, and many more on and off-campus…

EVENTS: Halloween Party + AGM at the Native Friendship Centre

Two events happening this evening at the Friendship Centre! Halloween party for the kids at the Native Friendship Centre of Montreal Time: 6:30pm, Tuesday, Oct.30 Address: 2001 Boul. St. Laurent (corner Ontario) Prizes for best costume! and Annual General Meeting for the Native Friendship Centre of Montreal Time: 6:00pm, Tuesday, Oct.30 Address: 2001 Boul. St.…

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EVENT: Culture Shock! Oct 15th – 20th, 2012

  Culture Shock is an annual event series dedicated to exploring the myths surrounding immigrants, refugees, indigenous people and communities of colour. Culture Shock seeks to bring together members of these communities to engage in dialogue about issues relevant to their lives, as well as to educate non-members around some of the issues faced by…

KANATA thanks you for a great year!

Hello friends of KANATA, Thank you to all who came out and celebrated KANATA’s Journal Launch on Wednesday April 11th. It was a great event to celebrate the hard work of the Editorial Team and the submissions of this volume’s contributors. We also are grateful to Demiel Pepin, Chelsea Vowel and Katsitsa Roxann Whitebear for…

Housing Policies for First Nations Communities

McGill University’s Aboriginal Sustainability Project and the Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) is proud to announce that we will be hosting a discussion with Assembly of First Nations’ Senior Nations’ Senior Policy Advisor on Housing and Infrastructure, Dewey Smith:   ‘Housing Policies for First Nation Communities’ Stemming from the Attawapiskat Benefit Concert, last December, a commitment…