NAISA 2019 Travel Award Winners!

Congratulations to our #NAISA2019 Travel Award winners: Kelsey Leonard is a PhD Candidate and the Philomathia Fellow in Water Policy in the Department of Political Science at McMaster University where she focuses on Indigenous water security and its climatic, territorial, and governance underpinnings. She holds an A.B. in Sociology and Anthropology with honors from Harvard…

IUSRS 2019 Applications Now Open!

Applications for Supervisors and Indigenous undergraduate students are now open! The 2019 cycle of Indigenous Undergraduate Summer Research Scholars will run from May 6th through June 28th.¬† To apply as a Supervisor or Indigenous undergraduate student, please visit our partner¬†School of Graduate Studies site to access the #IUSRS2019 application as well as further details about…

Launch of MIRI YouTube Channel

On January 20th 2019, MIRI will be launching a YouTube channel featuring weekly releases of our 2018 Indigenous Governance Symposium panels. Subscribe to our channel to revisit the thought-provoking discussions of the symposium. Our first video features our opening panel with Janice Makokis, Russ Diabo & Piers Kreps discuss Canada’s current and past policy objectives…

Indigenous Governance Symposium

On March 15th & 16th, the first McMaster-Ryerson Joint Policy Conference will interrogate the contemporary policy landscape in settler colonial Canada and offer Indigenous alternatives. A two-day gathering discussing critical issues in political-legal and social policy areas.  Leading Indigenous experts will define the scope of the challenges as well as opportunities to re-establish models of…