Memorial University is pursuing a number of goals in response to “A Special Obligation,” the report of a 2009 Presidential Task Force on Aboriginal Initiatives. The Office the Special Advisor to the President on Aboriginal Affairs coordinates this work in collaboration with other University offices and personnel.
June 18, 2015: EDUCATION IDENTIFIED AS KEY TO RECONCILIATION
Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Anala, Inuk elder and activist, on receiving an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws at Grenfell’s recent convocation ceremony! Dr. Anala's speech may be viewed online. (around the 1:05 point)
To view the biographies of all 10 honorees for Memorial's Spring Convocation 2015, please follow this link. Recorded webcasts of Memorial’s spring convocation ceremonies are available for online viewing and will be broadcast on Rogers TV on June 27 and 28, 2015.
ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS LISTSERV
An Aboriginal Affairs Listserv has been established to share information on Indigenous-related events, activities, courses, etc. involving Memorial University of Newfoundland.
To join the Aboriginal Affairs Listserv or add items to the Listserv, please send an email to Susan Kennedy, email@example.com stating your full name and email address with the subject heading Aboriginal-Affairs Listserv.