McGill university pushed to acknowledge Iroquois history

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McGill University in Montreal is being pushed to do a better job of acknowledging Indigenous history.

The McGill campus was built on an Iroquois village.

And while the university has a reputation for producing Nobel prize winners, prime ministers and astronauts.

Some say it doesn’t do a good enough job of knowing its own history.

APTN’s Tom Fennario reports.


Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN / Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.

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  1. There should also be acknowledgement that McGill was established with Six Nations funds from illegal sales of our lands. Without that acknowledgement, what’s the point?

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