UNB among schools figuring out how to add more Indigenous studies

The University of New Brunswick’s vice-president academic says patience will be required as universities across Canada, including his, try to figure out how to implement calls to action issued by Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission last year.

George MacLean just returned from the Building Reconciliation Forum in Edmonton, the 2nd annual national gathering of post-secondary leaders aimed at discussing what universities should do in response to the commission’s report.

“One of the messages that came out of our deliberations yesterday here in Edmonton, was we need to be shown to be making strides but we need to be doing it in a manner that is reflective of the individual communities that we have.” Full story here.

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