Advocacy and Events

Politics, Knowledge, Ecology, Culture

April 8, 2019 Kaneff Tower, York University Written by: Abdeali Saherwala Politics, Knowledge, Ecology, Culture was conducted by The Centre for Feminist Research Projects and it was part of their 2nd annual Indigenous Women’s Speakers’ series, where multiple Indigenous scholars presented their work. Dr. Karyn Recolet, an Assistant Professor in the Women and Gender Studies […]

Environmental Justice: A Panel on the Connections Between Environmentalism & Social Justice

“Environmental Justice: A Panel on the Connections Between Environmentalism & Social Justice” March 20, 2019 Osgoode Hall Law School By: Jayce Chiblow The event, hosted by the Environmental Law Society at Osgoode Hall Law School, featured Associate Professor Dayna Scott and Associate Professor Deborah McGregor. Titled “Sex, Gender & Environmental Justice”, Professor Scott explored the […]

Practicing Peace for Climate Justice

Practicing Peace for Climate Justice: Haudenosaunee Knowledge in Global Context Panel Event Time: Thursday, March 14th, 2019, 4:30pm - 6:30pm Location: Biotech G10, Cornell University, 215 Tower Road, Ithaca, NY Visit the link below to see more details, and a video recording of the event: The video features all-Indigenous panel; Kenneth Atsenhaienton Deer, Agnes […]

IEJ Video Launch Event Review

January 27th, 2019 By: Nasreen Hussain The Indigenous Environmental Justice (IEJ) Project has been working collaboratively with Osgoode Hall and the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University to develop more knowledge and resources on environmental and Indigenous justice, and injustice, in ways that are both engaging and accessible. The process began in May 2016 […]

Walking for the Water

Hosted in Collaboration with Water Allies:  Stories and Sovereignty: Winter Tales of Water and Love – Walking for the Water Date: Thursday, March 7th, 2019 Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm  Location: HNES Room 140, York University  Speaker: Kelsey Leonard  Kelsey Leonard is a PhD candidate from the Department of Political Science at McMaster University and the […]

Resisting Extractivism, Performing Opposition

“Resisting Extractivism, Performing Opposition” By Nasreen Hussain ​OCAD University March 2nd, 2019             On Saturday, March 2nd at the “Resisting Extractivism, Performing Opposition” symposium organized by Zoe Heyn-Jones of York University, the IEJ project was invited to open the day. Dr. Deborah McGregor and Nasreen Hussain shared insights on the […]

Indigenous Environmental Justice Video Launch Event

The IEJ Project has created four video vignettes that include the voices of Indigenous activists, youth, artists, grandmothers and elders who shared their stories and experiences with the project. In addition to the videos, Indigenous artist Patricia Martin will share her perspective on the painting "Mino Bimaadziwin" and will discuss the importance of art and […]

The Nexus Centre: Crosscurrents Episode 5

Crosscurrents, the podcast series, aims to highlight interdisciplinary research initiatives, mainly focusing on the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Memorial University. This podcast series features discussion with lead researchers across the university, with the next several episodes including recordings of key talks presented at the Nexus Centre Workshop, the Environmental Humanities in Public […]

Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum

On Thursday November 8th, 2018, Dr. Deborah McGregor joined Dr. Gregory Caiete and Dr. Daniel Wildcat to discuss Traditional Ecological the Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Centre at the University of Missouri in St. Louis for the Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum. The event provided an important opportunity for creating further cross-cultural and […]

Indigenous Food Sovereignty Gathering

Presented through Foodshare’s Indigenous Food Access Program at Artscape Gibraltar Point - October 13th & 14th, 2018 Community leaders from all over Ontario gathered on the Southern shores of the Tkaronto Islands to join in ceremony and circle for the purpose of sharing stories and creating an opportunity to connect and collaborate within the local movement […]