Posts Tagged: indigenous

Indigenous health care leaders meet in London to share successes in diabetes care and prevention

October 25, 2017

Health care and community leaders from over a dozen Indigenous communities across the country have gathered in London this week to launch a national roll-out of strategies for diabetes prevention…

Medical and law students at Western University explore Indigenous health through education

October 2, 2017

As a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, a learning session for Western’s Medicine and Law students, is taking place to focus on the factors…

Western Community set to celebrate Indigenous Awareness Week

March 4, 2016

Western University will host its second annual Indigenous Awareness Week from March 7-13 in celebration of local Indigenous culture, art and scholarship. Led by Western’s Indigenous Services, which is part…

Western University to develop its first ever, multi-year Indigenous Strategic Plan

October 9, 2015

With the release of its new Strategic Plan, Achieving Excellence on the World Stage, in 2014, Western University proudly renewed its longstanding commitment to “improving the accessibility and success in…

Western University welcomes new chancellor at 306th convocation

September 10, 2015

Western University’s 306th convocation features the installation of Jack Cowin as the new chancellor, as well as honorary degrees being bestowed upon three extraordinary individuals. The ceremonies are scheduled for…

Western to celebrate Indigenous culture with inaugural Indigenous Awareness Week

March 12, 2015

Western University will celebrate its inaugural Indigenous Awareness Week from March 16-21 in celebration of local Indigenous culture, art, and scholarship. The week-long event, facilitated by Indigenous Services, which is…

Western welcomes Susan Aglukark, Wab Kinew as Faculty of Education hosts conference on legacy of Canada’s residential schools

March 6, 2015

The London Area Truth and Reconciliation Committee, in collaboration with local indigenous and non-indigenous educational and community partners, is hosting It Matters to Us: Transforming the Legacy of Residential Schools…