Finding unmarked graves: Queen’s University offers free expertise to Indigenous communities

We want to know, the relatives want to know, and they have the right to know if relatives are buried there.” Dr. Alexander Braun, Queen’s university geophysics professor Several Queen’s University staff members have started an initiative offering free, professional expertise in finding unmarked graves to Indigenous communities across Canada.

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KFPL hosts Haudenosaunee author Alicia Elliott to speak about her memoir

As we approach National Indigenous Peoples Day and Canada Day, Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting an author talk with Haudenosaunee author Alicia Elliott. She will speak about subjects explored in her memoir A Mind Spread Out On The Ground, which analyses her upbringing amidst institutional oppression. “Understanding lived

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Event hopes to help people ‘understand the beauty and diversity of Indigenous culture in Canada’

Given its rich history, and the fact that the land this city was built on originally belonged to the Anishnabee and Haudenosaunee, Kingston should be a great place to learn more about Canadian Indigenous culture. And True North Aid is helping facilitate that. True North Aid, an organization dedicated to

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