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Apology from Pope overdue, says NCTR

April 19, 2018 — 
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation supports the motion that was introduced in the House of Commons, calling for Canadian Catholic bishops to request that the Pope apologize for the Catholic Church’s role in the Indian Residential School system

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indigenous News

Indigenous knowledges, history celebrated during first-ever Indigenous Awareness Month

April 6, 2018 — 
More than 30 events were held, with collaboration from several faculties and student groups on campus

‘Misko Fest’ by @charithgram

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March Instagram photo contest winners

April 4, 2018 — 
To celebrate Indigenous Awareness Month, we asked you to show us your favourite Indigenous artwork, architecture, spaces or elements on campus for our March Instagram contest

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Indigenous student advisor, Vanessa Lillie.

arts News

Indigenous student advisor wins National Academic Advising Association grant

April 3, 2018 — 
The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) has named Vanessa Lillie as the recipient of the 2018 Region 6 Tribal Advisor Grant

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The Louis Riel statute outside Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge.

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Indspire campus visit a soaring success

April 2, 2018 — 
More than 150 Indigenous students from schools in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and the Northwest Territories convened at the U of M as part of Indspire's Soaring: Indigenous Youth Empowerment Gathering

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Department of family medicine names first Indigenous health lead

March 28, 2018 — 
Alumna leads the way for the next generation of physicians

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Morrison, SPAC supporting action against pipelines in North America

March 28, 2018 — 
Danielle Morrison has always had a deep connection to the environment. This comes from her upbringing, as her dad was a member of the Midewiwin society – an Indigenous group made up of spiritual advisors and healers. Because of this, she grew up with traditional teachings dealing with the responsibility to protect the water, land and animals.

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Tiffany Monkman.

alumni News

Alumni At Home: Authentic advice for IBEP grads

March 28, 2018 — 
In 2017, Monkman [BComm (Hons)/ 12] was one of 10 Indigenous youth chosen to visit Parliament Hill to share their stories and ideas with the Senate

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Zoe Quill was born in Winnipeg but considers Sapotaweyak Cree Nation her second home.

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The next Leaders of Tomorrow

March 27, 2018 — 
Scholarships for high school students who show far-reaching abilities

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Ermineskin Roman Catholic Residential School, located in Hobbema, Alberta, operated between 1916 and 1973.

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Facing conflicting values in post-secondary education

March 26, 2018 — 
An op-ed by Kevin Lamoureux, Head of Education at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

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