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You are what you wear?
Costume festivities were first introduced in various parts of Europe. This practice has been popularized to include fictional characters, celebrities, and other fantasy characters. Some mass-produced costumes are pop culture references that represent ethnic cultures. Read more

Indigenous peoples in Canada
According to the Government of Canada website, in 2016 there were 1.67 million people who identified as an Indigenous person and this group has the fastest growing and youngest population in Canada. Read more

"We are Indigenous": Fanshawe First Nations Centre launches new podcast
Fanshawe's First Nations Centre has launched a new podcast series. Read more

Fanshawe fights to end violence against Indigenous women
The reality of 1,200 murdered and missing Indigenous women concerns every single Canadian. Read more

Stanley verdict of not guilty a slap in the face of reconciliation
All across Canada Indigenous peoples have been angered, shocked and saddened by the not guilty verdict in the Colten Boushie case.  Read more

Get to know the Indigenous community
Without a post-secondary education, Indigenous people's employment rate is approximately 40 per cent, whereas with an education, the average approximate employment rate increases to about 77 per cent Read more

Fanshawe starts Moose Hide Campaign to end violence against women and children
A new campaign is kicking off at Fanshawe this year to bring awareness to violence towards women and children. Read more

Debut of AIAI's Indigenous comic at Forest City Comicon
On Sept. 23, the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) debuted the group's educational indigenous comic book outside indigenous communities and organizations for the first time at London's Forest City Comicon. Read more

Nathan Jackson: Meet Fanshawe's new First Nations Student Association president
Second year student Nathan Jackson is the invigorated, newly elected Fanshawe First Nations Student Association president with big plans. Read more

CASA pleased with the government's 2017 federal budget
The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) is in strong support of the efforts the federal government is taking to ensure students are set for the future. Read more

Collaborative efforts made with First Nations communities and environmental experts
The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians (AIAI) held a symposium with environmental experts on March 21 and 22, in an effort to bring more awareness and address concerns the First Nations community has in terms of the environment. Read more

Fanshawe creates on-site entrepreneurship program for indigenous students
Fanshawe's Lawrence Kinlin School of Business partnered with the First Nations Centre and the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation Employment and Training to create an on-site entrepreneurship program that began on Feb. 6. Read more

Faceless Dolls Project fills Siskinds Gallery
As 2 p.m. struck all but a few of the chairs set for the event were filled with students and faculty eager for it to begin. Elder and Healer Liz Akiwenzie took the podium and set the mood for the event, one of hope rather than one of sadness.  Read more

Fanshawe succeeds in creating 600 faceless dolls
Over the past six months, Leah Marshall, the sexual violence prevention advisor, and Chris Hannah, the student success advisor in the First Nations Centre, have been bringing the Faceless Dolls Project to each Fanshawe campus in hopes of making 600 dolls. Read more

Faceless but not forgotten
Students and staff at Fanshawe will have the chance to create meaningful art with deep historical connection to the indigenous community through the Faceless Dolls Project. Read more

Missing and murdered indigenous inquiry moving into next phase
After Justin Trudeau's entry to cabinet on Nov. 4, 2015 as Prime Minister of Canada, launching a national inquiry into the murdered and missing indigenous women and girls was one of his top priorities. Read more

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