Indigenous Studies

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About Indigenous Studies at McMaster

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About Indigenous Studies at McMaster

The Indigenous Studies Department is home to the Indigenous Studies undergraduate program, a planned graduate program, and research and community-focused activities. The Indigenous Studies undergraduate program, one of the longest-standing programs of its kind in Canada, incorporates a very unique teaching structure of Indigenous knowledge which involves many Indigenous peoples and Elders.


This unique perspective assists all students from various cultures and background in learning about the history and lives of Indigenous people within an Indigenous perspective. The faculty and staff who work within the Indigenous Studies Department are dedicated to educating Indigenous perspectives and issues, as well the success of our students.

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