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Office of Indigenous Initiatives

The Office of Indigenous Initiatives builds community, advances reconciliation/conciliation and integrates Indigenous ways of knowing and being into the fabric and life of the university.

We're committed to:

Respect and inclusivity

Strong relationships

Skennen (Peace)

Access and support

Raising awareness

Consensus-based decision-making

Kahsatstensera (power)

Kahnikonriyo (righteousness / the good mind)

 Truth telling

Dialogues on Indigeneity at Queen鈥檚 University

Final Report now available.

We remain committed to creating appropriate spaces in which Indigenous members of the Queen鈥檚 community can engage in respectful, open, and productive discussions.

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TRC Task Force Implementation Report - Year Five

This year鈥檚 annual implementation report covers the progress made in implementing the TRCTF recommendations and highlights upcoming initiatives over the 2021-22 academic year. As this is our Year 5 report, this version also includes 5 year reflections on the work being done at 成人大片.

*Updated Feb 2023. 

Statements and Messages

From time to time, statements and messages are released by the Office of Indigenous Initiatives and the Associate Vice-Principal (Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation). We encourage you to read the messages and to contact our office with any questions or comments.

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Community Research Partnerships

Indigenous Community Research Partnerships is an open online training resource to help researchers discover a principled approach to research partnerships with Inuit, M茅tis, and First Nations communities.

Access the training

The Importance of Indigenous Studies

Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill) Associate Vice-Principal (Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation) from Queen鈥檚 University speaks to the importance of Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous Studies at Queen's


WATCH: Janice Hill on the Importance of Indigenous studies

Upcoming Events

Selected articles from 成人大片 Gazette

Queen's Logo on a blue field

Jun 21, 2024

New portfolio brings together Queen鈥檚 libraries, archives, museums, galleries, and performing arts

Led by Vice Provost Mark Asberg, the new portfolio includes the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, the Queen鈥檚 Quarterly, W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections, Queen鈥檚 University Archives, in addition to the university鈥檚 five campus libraries.

Dr. Mark Green

Jun 20, 2024

Bridging cultures through engineering

As NSERC Scholar in Residence for Indigenous collaboration, Queen's researcher Mark Green has been providing his expertise and viewpoints for the advancement of national policies and programs that have an impact on Canada鈥檚 engineering community.

AVP Janice Hill with Principal Patrick Deane

Jun 20, 2024

Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill) retires after three decades at Queen's

Friends and colleagues will gather to celebrate the contributions of retired Associate Vice-Principal (Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation) on June 25.