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Louis Riel, circa 1870

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U of M community invited to participate in Louis Riel Day celebrations

February 12, 2019 — 
U of M celebration will take place on Friday, Feb. 15

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The U of M annual Louis Riel Day Celebration will take place Feb 15 at the Fort Garry campus

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Louis Riel Day @umindigenous Instagram photo contest

February 11, 2019 — 
Share your photos with the Louis Riel statue outside of Migizii Agamik and you could win

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Survivors Circle at NCTR.

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NCTR seeks members for Survivors Circle

February 11, 2019 — 
Survivors are the foundation of Truth and Reconciliation work in this country and are an essential part of the NCTR.

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Two graduate students studying

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SAGE program was created with Indigenous graduate students in mind

February 4, 2019 — 
With the winter term in full swing, Indigenous Student Centre’s Christy Anderson [MA/17] launched new programming at the U of M with graduate students in mind.

Taylor Morriseau is a member of the Peguis First Nation with mixed British and Cree ancestry. A recent graduate of a Faculty of Science (double honours) degree, she is now pursuing a PhD in Pharmacology to study early-onset Type 2 Diabetes among Oji-Cree youth.

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Continuing the legacy

February 3, 2019 — 
'By centering Indigenous voices, we not only provide a greater understanding on diabetes development in Indigenous youth, but locate our science within the greater social, cultural and historical context'

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A critical lens on legal reconciliation

February 1, 2019 — 
Meet Indigenous scholar Dr. Jeremy Patzer [MA/08]

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Alexey Tsykarev (Karelia), Edtami Mansayagan (Manobo), Diego Tituaña (Otavalo), Mariam Wallet Med Aboubakrine (Tuareg), Edward John (Tahltan), Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Igorot), Erika Yamada (Brazil), Kristen Carpenter (Colorado).

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UN Indigenous declaration starting to change lives

January 22, 2019 — 
The Kiskinohamatowin forum shared research on how to use the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples more effectively to address common challenges

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Qualico Bridge to Success Program supports first-year Indigenous student success

January 21, 2019 — 
The Indigenous Student Centre has developed the Qualico Bridge to Success (QBTS) Program to better support Indigenous students in their transition into post-secondary education.

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Activist Joan Jack was the first guest speaker in law professor Dr. Bryan Schwartz's new course Oral History, Indigenous Peoples and the Law, which is open to the public.

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Law professor opens classroom to everyone

January 21, 2019 — 
Activist, Educator and Lawyer, Joan Jack [BEd/82 UM, LLB/91 UBC], was the first guest lecture of the term to Dr. Bryan Schwartz’s inaugural class on Oral History, Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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Photo of Dr. Dallas Hunt

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A lifelong learner of the Cree language, Indigenous scholar publishes his first book

January 17, 2019 — 
First to obtain a PhD from his nation, Dr. Dallas Hunt also welcomes his first book, Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock.

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