INDIGENOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES DIRECTORY

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YORK UNIVERSITY

York University campus: building with fountain out front.

General statistics

Academic staff who identify as Indigenous Less than 2%

Indigenous languages

Courses offered Other
Ojibway/Anishinaabemowin/Nishnaabemwin
Cree

Mandatory courses

Yes, for certain faculties or programs Faculty of Health (Nursing). Course: HH/NURS 4525 6.0 Health and Healing: Community as Partner (http://nursing.info.yorku.ca/2nd-entry-bachelor-of-science-in-nursing/?target=Courses)

Osgoode Hall Law School (Juris Doctor Program). Course: State and Citizen: Canadian Public and Constitutional Law (http://www.osgoode.yorku.ca/programs/jd-program/first-year/)

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (Indigenous Studies) â?? Degree requirements include various mandatory courses (http://indigenous.des.laps.yorku.ca/indig-degree-options/degree-requirements/)

Financial support

Bursaries
Scholarships
Awards/prizes
+ Other

Work/Study positions

Financial guidance

Support through Student Financial Services and Centre for Aboriginal Student Services

Services

Academic counselling
General counselling
Peer-to-peer mentoring
+ Other

Centre for Aboriginal Student Services

Activities

Social or cultural events
Gathering space
Elder engagement
+ Other

Student clubs (e.g. Aboriginal Students Association at York, Osgoode Indigenous Students Association), Cultural Workshops Program offered throughout the year (e.g. Tipi raising, Medicine Wheel teachings, Full Moon ceremonies, drumming, beading) on-site Elder, Feasts (Welcome, end of term/year/graduation) and annual on-campus Pow Wow.

Programs for Indigenous students

Experiential learning opportunities

Undergraduate
ImagineNative Film Festival placement
Kinesiology 4325 Aboriginal Physical Activity and Health
International Health Studies 1020 Agents of Change in a Global World
LeaderShape- Co-curricular Leadership Conference LeaderShape- Co-curricular Leadership Conference
ImagineNative Film Festival
CDNS 4622 Canadian Studies Experiential Learning
Graduate
Osgoode Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources and Governments Osgoode Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources and Governments
Osgoode Anishinaabe Law Camp Osgoode Anishinaabe Law Camp
Osgoode Debwewin Internship Osgoode Debwewin Internship
Osgoode Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources & Governments Osgoode Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources & Governments
Osgoode Dewwewin Internship Osgoode Dewwewin Internship

Language courses

Undergraduate On Campus Off Campus In Community Online
GL/CDNS 3616 Case Studies in Canada's Aboriginal Languages Checkmark
GL/LIN 2636 Anishinaabemowin (Ojibway) Language and Culture I Checkmark
GL/LIN Intermediate Anishinaabemowin (Ojibway) Language & Culture II Checkmark
AP/CREE 1000 Introduction to Cree Checkmark

Indigenous Studies programs offered at this university

Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Undergraduate level certificate/diploma
Program website
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Comments
Upper year entry; York University students may earn this certificate in addition to fulfilling the requirements for an undergraduate degree; Open to students in all undergraduate Faculties.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
Language of instruction
English
Co-op available
No
Distance Education
No
Level
Bachelor's/First professional degree
Program website
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Comments
BA, BA Honours, BA Specialized Honours, BA Honours Double Major, BA Honours Major/Minor, BA Honours Minor.
Area of Study
  • Aboriginal studies
  • Intercultural/multicultural and diversity studies