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News and Events

Upcoming Events:


Next AIGSC Meeting: Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 1:00pm-2:30pm, Grad Commons


Aboriginal Women’s Leadership Circle:  Click HERE for website


Graduate Awards Search:  University of Saskatchewan CGSR

            Click HERE for more information





Past Events:

Graduation Powwow:  Wednesday, June 8, 2011

            For full schedule, click HERE


United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues:  New York, May 16-27, 2011

            Click HERE for more information


Book Club Anyone??

            A new book club is being organized by Terri, Omeasoo, and Wendie.  The first book will be Emma Donoghue’s Room

            Click HERE for information about the author and the book

            Contact Terri HERE if you are interested in participating or if you would simply like more information


Moose Meat Bursaries:  Need-based bursaries

            Click HERE for poster 


Gabriel Dumont Scholarships:  Bursaries for Saskatchewan Métis students

            Bursary information HERE

            Terms of reference HERE

            Application HERE

            Financial declaration HERE


Sasipenita First Nation & Métis Women’s Exhibit

            A juried exhibition of new works honouring the strength and endurance of First Nation and Métis women

                        Exhibit opens in March 2011

                        Click HERE for more information


AIGSC Meeting:  Thursday, March 17, 2011

                        12 noon, GSA Commons


Dakota Dunes Dinner and Fundraiser: March 10, 2011

                        Keynote speakers Elijah Harper and Carla Robinson

                        This is a Native Studies and AIGSC fundraiser

                        Click HERE for poster with more information


AIGSC Meeting:  Thursday, February 10, 2011

                        12 noon, GSA Commons


The Future is Yours Networking Gala:  Wednesday, February 9, 2011

                        Click HERE for poster with more information


Lessons from My Elders:  Monday, January 31, 2011

                        Dr. Danièle Behn Smith, Eh Cho Dene/Métis Physician

                        Click HERE for poster with more information


Sweat:  Whitecap, Saturday, January 29, 2011

                        For more information, email Omeasoo Butt


Chili Day:  Friday, January 28, 2011

                        Support Native Studies Grad Students                       

For more information, email Rebecca Major


iPortal Focus Group:  Thursday, January 27, 2011

                        11:30am-1:00pm, GSA Commons


Drop-in Session:  Wednesday, January 26, 2011

                        Funded Internship Opportunity

The Hon. Rob Norris has announced provincial funding for 5 internships to the Washington Center in D.C. A representative will be on campus on Wednesday Jan. 26th.  Students are invited to meet with her and discuss the program and application process.
Student drop-in session with a representative from The Washington Centre.
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is an independent, nonprofit organization providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C., for academic credit.


AIGSC Meeting:  January 13, 2011

            Grad Commons


AIGSC Meeting:  December 9, 2010

            Grad Commons


AIGSC Meeting:  November 26, 2010

            Grad Commons, 1pm


GSA Conference:  November 18th and 19th, 2010

            Grad Commons, 9am-5pm


AIGSC Meeting:  November 12th, 2010

            Grad Commons, 1pm-3pm


Halloween Party: Aboriginal Law Students Association, October 29th at Beily’s


7th Annual Aboriginal Music Festival:  October 29th, TCU Place

            Click here for more information.


NAISA 2011 Annual Meeting Abstracts Deadline:  November 1st


Welcome BBQ!          Wednesday, September 22nd, 4pm-6pm


Women’s Rights are Human Rights

On Tuesday, August 24, Governor General Michaëlle Jean gave a talk in Convocation Hall entitled “Women’s Rights are Human Rights.”

Her address was followed by a panel discussion featuring several members of the U of S community, including:

Beth Bilson, acting dean, College of Law

Omeasoo Butt, president, Graduate Students’ Association

Pamela Downe, department head and associate professor, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Pamela Jordan, associate professor, Department of History

(Click here for video of the event)