On July 27, the Reconciling Ways of Knowing Forum launched its first dialogue on the need for reconciliation between Indigenous and Western scientific ways of knowing: “The purpose of this dialogue is to find our way forward together, by respecting both ways of knowing.”
Topic: Indigenous governance
Canada’s Tri-Council of major government funding agencies and Indigenous partners across the country have co-developed a new Indigenous research strategic plan. The plan, which proposes a new interdisciplinary research and research screening model, represents a significant new approach by the federal government and a contribution to reconciliation. With implementation starting this spring, the strategy aims to ensure Indigenous peoples lead and control any research involving them.
Canada’s first university north of the 60th parallel will officially launch and graduate its first class of students in May, 2020.