Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography, vol. 8, no. 2, 2018, pp. 68-85
Uses a participatory-action research model (PAR) to explore the ideas instilled by and the mobilizing potential of the REDress project—a grassroots, collaborative, community art exhibit intended to bring awareness to the issue of MMIW—at St. Francis Xavier University. Researcher partners with StFX Aboriginal Student’s Society.
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 42, no. 3, Summer, 2018, pp. 344-374
Article uses a critical race analysis of oral histories and documents to examine how and why the first historically Native American fraternity and sorority (HNAFS), Alpha Pi Omega, was created, and the role that it played in experience of Indigenous students attending UNC – Chapel Hill in the mid-1990s.
American Indian Quarterly , vol. 27, no. 1/2, Special Issue: Native Experiences in the Ivory Tower, Winter-Spring, 2003, pp. 386-393
The author details some of the barriers faced by Indigenous students in both attending and preparing to attend post-secondary institutions; explores the experience of both staff and students with systemic racism at the college they are employed at.
File contains a presentation by Bob Rosehart focusing on Lakehead University programs that are directed toward Aboriginal students, including language, teacher, nursing, engineering and culture classes. Lakehead University also has a student support system and drop-in centre for Aboriginal students. Following the presentation is a question-and-answer session with the Commissioners.
This file contains a presentation by members of the Aboriginal Student Council at the University of Alberta. Among their concerns is the hiring of a non-Aboriginal as Director of Native Student Services, funding cuts to Aboriginal post-secondary education in Alberta, and the necessity for a Native Student Centre. A question-and-answer session with the Commissioners follows the presentation.
The file contains a presentation by Jason Goodstriker. Goodstriker, President of the Native American Students' Association at the University of Lethbridge, discusses that organization's activities specifically what they have been doing for the past year. Goodstriker discusses Aboriginal enrollment rates, financial assistance, the importance of peer support, employment opportunities as they pertain to post-secondary education, and his organizations work with the Canadian Federation of Students.
This file contains a presentation by Larry Chartrand and Troy Chalifoux of the Indigenous Law Program at the University of Alberta. Chartrand wonders if "my promoting the virtues of a legal education to Aboriginal students is essentially promoting Aboriginal society, or are we promoting the continued subjugation of Aboriginal people by the European-based colonial powers?"
File contains a presentation by Paul Daignault, President, Student Association. Daignault makes reference to previous presentations during the day and claims that "all of these things I see as the root of the problem is jobs basically. People do not have jobs and which leads to all kinds of social issues." Daignault goes on to discuss funding for Metis and Status Indian post-secondary education, and how he thinks Education should be a top priority in Canadian Constitutional talks.
The file contains a presentation on behalf of Secwepemc re Gonzaga University and Secwepemc Cultural Education Society. Elizabeth Pete, John Hart, and Chief Nathan Matthew discuss the programs available at the University, and the role of Secwepemc Cultural Education Society in Secwepemc communities. Commissioner Sillett discuss some of the issues raised with Pete, Chief Matthew, and Hart.
Contains links to alternative and First Nations Schools, post-secondary institutions, community education services, Aboriginal student centres, Aboriginal services, supporting organizations, employment assistance, etc.
Discusses plans to enhance learning opportunities and integration into the college environment through initiatives such as collaborative learning, specialized workshops, mentoring, and learning communities such as study groups.
Episode 49: Laura Forsythe discusses both shaping and contributing to Looking Back and Living Forward: Indigenous Research Rising Up, a collection of research papers that had been presented at the Rising Up: Graduate Students' Conference on Indigenous Knowledges and Research in Indigenous Studies in 2017.
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