Posts Tagged: indigenous

First-ever Riverfest reconnects campus community with the Deshkan Ziibiing

September 12, 2022

For the month of September, the community will have a chance to celebrate the Deshkan Ziibiing (Antler/Thames River) with Riverfest 2022, Western’s first-ever river festival hosted by the Office of Sustainability.

Bioarchaeologists confirm museum shrunken head as human remains

August 3, 2022

Researchers have verified the authenticity of a South American tsantsa (shrunken head) as human remains, an important step in the global effort toward decolonization and preserving and understanding Indigenous history.

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry appoints Indigenous Leader in Residence

February 4, 2020

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University has appointed an Indigenous Leader in Residence with the aim…

Community-driven project improves patient outcomes for diabetes in Indigenous communities

November 4, 2019

A Western University based project has led to significant improvements in health outcomes for people living with diabetes in 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…