If you are anything like us at the Research Office, you might be wondering what had happened to the semester. It seems like only yesterday that we excitedly opened our doors, welcoming a brand-new year that heralds a brand-new era. But alas! We are at the midpoint, and we have to admit the hard truth…
Pat Romano (Faculty, Humanities) and Kim Simard (Faculty, Cinema | Communications) are beginning to implement the next phase of their Resist Violence project, which has been shared with administrators and educators across Canada and with faculty and professionals at Dawson’s Ped Days. The Creative Collective for Change is the name of a two-year project that…
Submit your research for Dawson’s annual research report
This is a friendly reminder that should you wish to submit your research activities for the past year (between April 1 2020 and March 31, 2021) to the Annual Research Report, please email your contributions to email@example.com (a point-form list is fine or updated CV) by Monday, May 10.
Learn from Inuit Elders Lizzie Irniq & Mary Kiatainaq
Lizzie Irniq and the late Mary Kiatainaq of Kangisujuaq, Nunavik share stories of life on the land, the brilliance of dog teams and their experiences learning and teaching for the First Peoples Post-secondary Storytelling Exchange.
Watch their video!
https://fppse.net/stories/myvoice/ (scroll down the page to find it)
Walking Out Ceremony: Sharing Cree culture with the Dawson community through film
Walking Out Ceremony is one of the many films you can find at fppse.net, the First Peoples Post-Secondary Storytelling Exchange website.
The six-minute film follows Dawson College student Alexandrea Matthews as she and her family hold a traditional Cree ceremony on the Dawson grounds. A Walking Out ceremony is a long-held Cree tradition that honours a child's first steps and their future role.
Members of the Dawson Community were present to witness this special event and celebrate a milestone with Alex's niece and her family. For Alex, whose home community is nine hours north, she was "so happy to bring something from my home to Dawson."
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Students to take stock of trees in Montreal and Westmount this summer
Environmental Science Coordinator Tonia De Bellis has found a way to give Science students a unique hands-on learning activity that is perfect for a pandemic.
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Last Modified: April 6, 2022