A new liberal arts facility is being constructed on east campus on the former location of Wentworth House. The new L.R. Wilson building is made possible by a $45.5-million investment from the province of Ontario and a $10-million dollar gift from McMaster’s Chancellor L.R. (Red) Wilson. The building will hold a number of new facilities shared between the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Social Sciences including the offices of the Indigenous Studies Program.
The Offices of the Indigenous Studies Program are located L.R. Wilson Hall room 1010
Indigenous Studies Facilities Include:
- Student Library: Hundreds of titles in the areas of Indigenous Knowledge, research and language area are available in the library. We also offer DVDs, language CDs, etc for student borrowing.
- Student Lounge: The ISP Office has a student space available for studying, meetings or just taking a break. The room is equipped with a flat screen TV, DVD player, computers, printer and internet.
- Elder in Residence Program: Every year, ISP (Indigenous Studies Program) hosts an Elder in Residence. This person comes to ISP weekly and does crafts with students, provides advice, or lends a supportive ear if you need it.
- Ceremonial Space
- Teaching Kitchen
- Medicine Garden
- Outdoor Classroom / Community Gathering Space