The University of Saskatchewan is featured in The New York Times showcasing its successes in Indigenous engagement and reconciliation.
Set during the annual Graduation Powwow, The New York Times spoke with those involved in campus efforts to increase Aboriginal initiatives, including President Peter Stoicheff, former chancellor Blaine Favel, and Indigenous and gender studies professor Priscilla Settee.
Jennifer McGillivary, a nursing student, was in a program for first-year aboriginal arts-and-science students. Credit: Cole Burston for The New York Times
Stoicheff spoke of the university's initiatives on campus to bolster Aboriginal success, including involvement with reconciliation initiatives.
"If it's not going to be us in a province like this, leading the universities' response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, who is it going to be?" he said. "If not now, when?"
See more at The New York Times.