Queen’s Albert Street Residence named Endaayaan-Tkanónsote – The Queen’s Journal

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202312 Views

March 17, 2023

Welcome wall to enhance inclusivity and diversity in residence building

Queen’s newest student residence, formerly known as Albert Street Residence, has been named Endaayaan–Tkanónsote to honour Indigenous histories, lands, and communities.

The building opened in late August after two years of construction. The name was chosen based on recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission taskforce’s report, which aims to recognize the presence of Indigenous people and raise visibility.

“It […] responds to the Queen’s strategy that speaks to building a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist community at Queen’s,” Associate Vice-Principal (Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation) Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill), told The Journal in an interview.

Read More: https://www.queensjournal.ca/story/2023-03-16/news/queens-albert-street-residence-named-endaayaan-tkanonsote/

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