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March 22, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., Enweying Atrium

Come and visit the INDG 1000Y Cafe and view the student's short documentary videos - 1 minute - take a few minutes and find out what these students found to be of importance and relevent to their learning this year!


We are pleased to present the short videos developed by students in the Foundations of Indigenous Studies class of 2015-16.

CUPE 1 and 2 Summer Course Postings are now on line: Deadline for Applications is March 30

Summer Course Offerings now on line 

Field course committment form for INDG 3350Y Curriculum Design

Field course committment form for INDG 3850H Nishnaabemowin and Cultural teachings

INDG 3202H FA and 3201H WI are available on line - please click here for information to register

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Click here to read the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Final Report Summary



Learn how Indigenous peoples in Canada and around the world are shaping our globe through a creative blend of Indigenous knowledge and Western knowledge. You will study the historical and contemporary interactions between Indigenous and non-Indigenous societies, and the cultural foundations of Indigenous life in areas such as performance, literature, politics, ecology and governance. Learn from exceptional faculty with backgrounds in both Western and Indigenous knowledge, and experience cross-cultural learning.

Why Trent?

  • Participate in experience-based learning through direct interactions with Elders and Traditional Knowledge holders
  • Understand the effect of Treaties and the influence they give to First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples in Canada
  • Engage in research projects that make a difference in the local community

Career Paths

Law / Environmental consulting/ Community Development / Government Policy Analyst / Teacher at every level / Research / Journalist, radio, TV, Internet or print/ Aboriginal Corporate Liaison Officer/ First Nation community and political organizations/Native Language specialist/ Performance artist/ Marketing and Communications/ Board of Education advisor/ writer/ Counsellor/ Recruitment/ 

Popular Courses

Foundations of Indigenous Learning; Introduction to Nishnaabemowin; Indigenous Environmental Studies; Indigenous Masked Dance and Storytelling; Urbanization and Indigenous Peoples; Nanabush's Campfire; Indigenous Women; Colonial Encounters;