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A photo of Pow Wow dancers' feet in regalia from the 2017 Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management News

Pow Wow practice group

January 23, 2018 — 
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management and the Indigenous Student Centre updated their Pow Wow practice schedule for the Spring 2018 term

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Inside the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba

Indigenous News

Alumni, staff receive Governor General’s Indigenous leadership awards

January 8, 2018 — 
Awards recognize Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders who work to strengthen Indigenous communities

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Internationally renowned authority on mineralogy and crystallography, Riddell Faculty of Earth, Environment and Resources professor Frank Hawthorne was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada

Alumni News

Alumni and faculty appointed to the Order of Canada

January 2, 2018 — 
Gov. Gen. Julie Payette announced new appointments to the Order of Canada, including U of M alumni and faculty

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Students on campus in Winter

Asper School of Business News

Top student success stories of 2017

December 21, 2017 — 
The 140th anniversary year saw new discoveries, new scholarship winners and many other significant achievements by outstanding U of M students

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Transfer Ceremony from the University of Alberta to the University of Manitoba, at the 3rd Annual Building Reconciliation Forum at the U of M.

Indigenous News

Top Indigenous stories of 2017

December 21, 2017 — 
It was another tremendous year of accomplishments in 2017 at the University of Manitoba, including many inspiring initiatives and events that celebrate the successes of the U of M Indigenous community and advance Indigenous achievement

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Indigenous News

CBC: ‘Right in their own backyard’: New Google Earth project maps Canada’s residential schools

December 13, 2017 — 
"In this project, you can actually see residential schools, you can see where they were, and that helps make it that much more concrete"


Indigenous News

Teaching the next generation

December 7, 2017 — 
"I just want to be there for them, because these young people are giving me back something that was taken away from me when I was in Residential Schools.”

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Indigenous News

Integrating Indigenous stories into the classroom

December 6, 2017 — 
'Within the moccasin is a story about life, and a story that can be dated back all the way to the beginning of time'

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A scene from the film Holy Angels.

Indigenous News

Decolonizing Lens series features National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation film

December 6, 2017 — 
Film screenings and panel, Dec. 11, 7:00 p.m. at Cinematheque, free to all

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MAYAA winners

Asper School of Business News

Five U of M students receive Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards

November 29, 2017 — 
The Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards recognize Manitoba Indigenous youth between the ages of 16 and 24

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