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Ongomiizwin Knowledge Keeper Leslie Spillett

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Stand in your power

June 14, 2019 — 
Leslie Spillett, the new Knowledge Keeper at Ongomiizwin, wants to create a system where Indigenous people don’t just survive, but thrive


'One genocide is never the same as another, and therefore a static law or a fixed concept of genocide is of little use to protect us from its horrors'

The Conversation: Canada’s MMIWG report spurs debate on the shifting definitions of genocide

June 7, 2019 — 
'One genocide is never the same as another, and therefore a static law or a fixed concept of genocide is of little use to protect us from its horrors'

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Outstanding graduates and remarkable Canadians are recipients of honorary degrees at U of M’s 140th Spring Convocation

May 31, 2019 — 
Each year, the U of M bestows honorary degrees upon individuals who have achieved acclaim for their advancements

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Frank Deer

The Conversation: Ancestral languages are essential to Indigenous identities in Canada

May 31, 2019 — 
'My work in the area of Indigenous education and languages leads me to believe what is core to the concern for language support is the meanings and narratives that are reflected in language'

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Students prepare for samples at the SmartPark pond Tuesday morning.

Indigenous News

Verna J. Kirkness Program encourages youth for 10th year

May 29, 2019 — 
The Program has attracted 41 students from 12 different communities throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan

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Lorraine Cameron-Munro

Indigenous News

Meet the new Grandmother-in-Residence

May 23, 2019 — 
Lorraine Cameron-Munro is both a teacher and a student who promotes respect for all living things

Taylor Morisseau

Indigenous News

PhD student invited to Youth Indigenize the Senate

May 9, 2019 — 
Taylor Morriseau is studying intervention methods of traditional food systems in Indigenous communities

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Dancers at the 30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

Indigenous News

Gallery: 30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

May 9, 2019 — 
View highlights from this year’s 30th anniversary celebration

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2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients (l-r) Lindy Norris, Marcia Nozick, Romel Dhalla, Gemma Dalayoan, Dr. Hersh Shefrin

2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration of Excellence

May 8, 2019 — 
On May 8, 2019, at the University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards, five new recipients were welcomed

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Imagine a Canada art from Trinity Harry and Joseph Ginter, Grade 12, R.B. Russell Vocational School, Winnipeg, Man.

Imagine a Canada – youth leading Reconciliation

May 1, 2019 — 
Youth from across the country will pledge their commitment to Reconciliation at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR)’s Imagine a Canada leadership workshop and national celebration


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