Post Tagged with: "Aboriginal"

(Courtesy of Bud Glunz via Library And Archives Canada)

Bringing indigenous fashion to Ryerson

“Clothing was used as a weapon in residential schools to take the identity of the children who attending it,” said Kucherena, who has been researching this topic for the course.

by Jacqueline McKay· · Fashion, News, On Campus
'Role Models' talk about their experiences in postsecondary education for the Take Your Future Further campaign launched Feb. 2, 2016. 
(Curtesy Council of Ontario Universities)

Campaign tackles low Indigenous enrolment in university

Ryerson is one of 20 publicly-funded universities involved in the campaign, which aims to celebrate the accomplishments of Indigenous students and alumni as well as excite the next generation.

by Krista Hessey· · News
Ryerson students turn out for vigil honouring missing and murdered aboriginal women

Ryerson students turn out for vigil honouring missing and murdered aboriginal women

Ryerson students were on hand for the annual Sisters in Spirit vigil in Allan Gardens on Sunday. It’s a nationwide event held to honour the lives of missing and murdered aboriginal women and to show support for grieving families.

by admin· · Arts & Life, News
CBC reporter tells students: media are failing in indigenous coverage

CBC reporter tells students: media are failing in indigenous coverage

CBC reporter Jody Porter was on campus Sept. 16 as part of a series on journalism and indigenous issues. She says she’s not sure Canadian newsrooms are telling stories from indigenous communities they way they need to be.

She spoke at the Ryerson school of journalism last week about language and activism — a part of a series on journalism and indigenous communities.

by Leah Lalich· · News, On Campus
Ryerson to offer new program designed for Aboriginal students

Ryerson to offer new program designed for Aboriginal students

Ryerson is launching a program to incorporate indigenous content into the curriculum to appeal to the Aboriginal community. “(The program) is really designed for the Aboriginal community to be successful,” says  Diane Simone, the learning support facilitator at Ryerson Aboriginal Student Services (RASS), and the program’s instructor. “(At Ryerson), we’re working very diligently to create a curriculum that does have […]

by Lauren Harris· · News, On Campus
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