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Back Eddies

Back Eddies is the blog of the Nexus Centre. It is meant as a space for researchers (students and faculty) to share new ideas, summaries of new publications, descriptions of novel research projects, and any kind of think piece related to university scholarship. Cross-postings with other open access blogs are more than welcome where there is permission to do so. If you have a blog entry that you would like to share with the broader university community at Memorial, please contact us ( and follow us on Twitter (@NexusCentre) for notices of new postings. 

Posts tagged as Aboriginal

Nexus Hosts Reception after Indigenous Data Sovereignty Talk

The Department of Sociology is hosting a reception at the Nexus Centre (SN 4022) after a talk by Maggie Walter, University of Tasmania, "Indigenous Data Sovereignty in the Age of Big Data," Monday Feb. 10th (after the talk which starts at 2:30)


Two Spirit/Trans Solidarity in an Age of Reconciliation

On Friday January 31st. 1-2:30 there will be a Trans/Two-Spirit solidarity panel at Nexus (SN 4022) featuring Even Butler, Denise Cole, and Michelle Sylliboy


Nexus is Hiring!

Nexus is hiring a GA to help with the development of Indigenous-led programming at the Centre. Please follow the link for more information


Visiting Elder Max Penashue at Nexus

The Visiting Elders Pilot Project welcomes Max Penashue, Traditional Knowledge Keeper, Sheshatshiu Innu Nation, to Memorial October 8-10. Click for more events, including a session at Nexus