Download our Departmental Brochure

Download our Departmental Brochure




Please RSVP if you are an Indigenous person graduating from any program at Trent University,


if you are a graduate of any Indigenous Studies Program, Ph.D., Masters, Undergrad B.A., B.A.Hons., or B.Sc. Hons., INDG, IESS or Foundations of Indigenous Learning Diploma.

You, your families and friends are invited to join in celebrating your graduation.

Tuesday June 7, at 4:00 pm,

Ernest and Florence Benedict Gathering Space

If you have not received an invitation, but are graduating - please contact indigenousstudies@trentu.ca and we will correct our oversight and apologies in advance if we have missed you!



If you are interested in teaching a course in Indigenous Studies - Please go to CUPE 1 and 2 Postings for a complete listing of available teaching positions.


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


Click here for a list and info about INDG Summer courses:

Coming for a visit?

Where to stay:


Hotel / Motel accommodation

Where are you going? click here for a map


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;