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Queen's University

Student Affairs Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre

Aboriginal Advisor

Tekwanonwera:tons (Welcome) to Queen's University! My name is Vanessa McCourt, and I am your Aboriginal Advisor. I am Kaienkeha (Mohawk) from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. I am a wife, mother, auntie, student, sister, daughter, granddaughter and helper. 

I graduated from Queen's in 2002 with a medial in Sociology and Health Studies. I began my work here in 2007. I am currently completing my Masters of Education in Sociology and Equity Studies at OISE, UofT. 

My role is to support you with any non-academic questions or concerns that may arise. I provide personal support, liaison with other departments and faculties, and organize our cultural and social programming events at Four Directions.

I feel it is important to create a supportive environment for our diverse First Nations/Inuit/Metis/Status/Non-Status/Two Spirited/On- Reserve/Urban/ Mixed Ancestry students on campus. 

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For fun, I enjoy playing beach volleyball and lounging outside with a good book.

I look forward to meeting you!

If you have any questions, please contact me at (613) 533-6823 or at 

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000