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Official unveiling of the Indigenous Nishnaabe-gkendaaswin Teg arbour Official unveiling of the Indigenous Nishnaabe-gkendaaswin Teg arbour

On Thursday, September 14, 2017, a crowd gathered for the official unveiling of the Indigenous Nishnaabe-gkendaaswin Teg arbour at the University of Sudbury. During this ceremony, both the arbour structure and a recognition plaque were unveiled. To mark this special occasion, Elder Jerry Otowadjiwan and Elder Josephine Mandamin shared their wisdom, and assisted with a Pipe Ceremony, the Lighting of the First Fire and the Offering.According to Indigenous traditions, women participants donned long skirts, and the arbour, previously referred to as the Sacred Fire Arbour, donned its new name: Nishnaabe-gkendaaswin Teg, meaning “Where Indigenous Knowledge Is”. This sacred space serves as a place to sit with ancestors, seek the wisdom of Elders, receive teachings, explore one’s place within Creation and share in peace, understanding and thought...

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Études journalistiques

In this rapidly changing field, employers seek out our graduates because they are familiar with the latest technologies and the innovative approaches required in today's world.


Folklore et ethnologie

provides a better understanding of Francophone culture, customs, traditions, legends and beliefs that have shaped it.


Indigenous Studies 

promotes an understanding of Indigenous peoples, their traditions, aspirations and participation in local, national and international communities.



will give you the tools to critically examine your own worldviews, as well as those of others; will allow you to explore various questions and areas of personal interest; and will teach you how to think about issues that touch your life.


Religious Studies

approaches the study of religion as a social phenomenon, focusing on the relationship between religion and culture, recognizing that religions have occupied a very central place in virtually all civilizations.