From Oct. 21 to 25, the U of G community celebrates Aboriginal Awareness Week and Queer Identities Week. Take part in events happening across campus.

Aboriginal Awareness Week – Full event listing on GryphLife

Acknowledging the First Nations, Métis and Inuit presence and partnerships on campus, and opportunities for education and discussion.

Queer Identities Week – Full event listing on GryphLife

A collaborative effort of many campus groups, clubs and organizations focused on engaging and fostering community for LGBTQ2IA+ students at U of G.

The following events are collaborations across both Aboriginal Awareness Week and Queer Identities Week

Monday, October 21

Two-Spirit Flag Raising & Drop-in Info Session
10 a.m. Flag raising | University Centre South Entrance (near bus loop)
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Drop-in info session | University Centre 390

Thursday, October 24

LGBTQ2IA+ Weekly Discussion with OUTline: Non-Eurocentric Queer Stories

  • How do other cultures view LGBTQ2IA+ folks differently from Western culture?
  • What does your path towards accepting your queerness look like? Do you find it different than the stories that are often told today?
  • How do you find a community? Are their additional stressors or steps you have to take to find community compared to most people around you?

5:30 to 6:30pm | Raithby House, Room 100

Friday, October 25

Two-Spirit Singer/Songwriter Shawnee Performance
Noon – 1 p.m. | University Centre Courtyard