Mandatory Indigenous studies in universities and its impact on Indigenous students

Discussing whether Canadian universities can be safe places for Indigenous students and professors when Indigenous credit hours are mandatory.

APTN InFocus with Cheryl McKenzie

In this edition we put three things InFocus.

The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples not being invited to Prime Minister Trudeau’s upcoming meeting with Indigenous leaders and premiers;

What changed as a result of the missing and murdered women’s inquiry in BC after the conviction of serial killer, Robert Pickton;

And our opening topic of discussion, mandatory Indigenous studies for undergraduate university students.


Executive Director of News and Current Affairs / Winnipeg

Cheryl McKenzie began working as a reporter for APTN in June 2001. Her work has been nominated for a Gemini Award and a Canadian Association of Broadcasters award. In October 2005 Cheryl became Host/Producer for the launch of APTN National News: Daytime. Since then she has been Host/Producer for Contact, APTN Investigates, APTN National News and APTN InFocus.