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The Great Law of Peace 2016

oin the Great Law of Peace 2016 recital and social on the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory on August 7 - 12, 2016. Light breakfast, Lunch, and Supper provided. Recital - 8:30 AM - 4 PM Social - 6:00PM - ???

Aug 07, 2016

From Stereotypes to Strength: Screening of "Mothers of Our Nations"

Join the Indigenous Studies program in a dialogue regarding the Indigenous peoples of North America rising above and surpassing the harms of stereotypes to the triumphs of success.

Apr 07, 2016

Annual Spring Social

Join us at our Annual Year End Social as we celebrate our students and another successful term! Everyone is welcome to come out for some drumming, dancing, great food and door prizes.

Apr 05, 2016

The Pass System Documentary Screening

Join us for a screening of a powerful new documentary on the historical pass system.

Mar 04, 2016

Caledonia - Ten Years Later Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Join us for a screening and panel discussion of "The Dish with One Spoon" and a panel discussion featuring distinguished members of the First Nations community.

Mar 03, 2016

"Decolonial Love: Centering Resurgent Indigenous Nationhood."

LEANNE BETASAMOSAKE SIMPSON is a writer, scholar, storyteller, musician and activist of Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg ancestry and is a member of Alderville First Nation...

Jan 29, 2016

Holiday Social 2015

Come on down!

Dec 08, 2015

Moving Forward Together Conference

A conference about Harmonizing Indigenous Wellness in Medicine and Health Practices.

Nov 27, 2015

Annual Toy Drive

For the benefit of Alberta Cree Nation youth and children!

Nov 16, 2015

Moc Walk 2015

In partnership with the Native Women's Centre, CISSA, and McMaster Indigenous Studies; we present Moc Walk 2015. Moc Walk is a walk-a-thon to benefit the Native Women's Centre and to celebrate Indigenous women living in Hamilton and pursuing post-secondary education! Come out, enjoy the park, and walk in support of Native Women of this community!

Nov 08, 2015


Do you have what it takes to take home the title of CORN SOUP MASTER? Step up to the plate with Indigenous Studies Students & Staff!

Oct 27, 2015

2015 - 2016 Elders in Residence Program

Drop in each week for cultural teachings, conversation, and other good-minded discussion!

Oct 27, 2015

2015 Cultural Gathering

Welcoming Pow wow, Inuit and Metis performances, traditional food tasting, silent auction and draw items.

Sep 24, 2015

Feed the Hungry

The Indigenous Studies Program is holding a food/clothing drive to help our Northern Neighbours who are in desperate need of donations. Due to the outrageous costs of food and clothing item, many of these families go without.

Feb 02, 2015