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Destiny Seymour

Faculty of Architecture

Destiny Seymour Honoured at Indigenous Homecoming

September 20, 2018 — 
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge as part of Indigenous Homecoming @UMIndigenous has been sharing inspirational people who have contributed to the Migizii Agamik community.

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Globe and Mail: The drive to my mom’s residential school was a road trip to remember

September 19, 2018 — 
'Most of us have taken at least one memorable road trip in our lifetime. I have certainly done my share. But the one I remember most is the last trip I took with my mom to her residential school in Dauphin, Man.'

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Vice-Provost (Indigenous Engagement) Lynn Lavallée.

A message from Lynn Lavallée, vice-provost (Indigenous engagement)

September 19, 2018 — 
Looking to the year ahead and reflections on her first year as Vice-Provost (Indigenous engagement)



WFP: Indigenous identity is about more than self-declaration

September 11, 2018 — 
U of M professor and Free Press columnists Niigaan Sinclair writes about the success and the problems of self-declaring

Carla Loewen.

Three-time U of M grad to provide Indigenous voice

June 6, 2018 — 
Carla Loewen [BEd/01, BA/03, MEd/16], has been elected as the newest alumni representative

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New scholarship awarded to 18 students

April 24, 2018 — 
Eighteen U of M students are recipients of the inaugural UMSU Award for Indigenous Community Leaders

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Hoops for now

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

New mural connecting Indigenous knowledges and The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

April 18, 2018 — 
As part of an initiative to create connections between faculty and Indigenous knowledges, the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning unveiled their commissioned art mural created by two talented Indigenous students.

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Faculty of Architecture

Architecture Student speaks out ‘From the Void’

March 21, 2018 — 
Jason Surkan, a graduate student in the Department of Architecture, presents his design thesis work at the 2nd Biennial International Indigenous Design Forum

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Lake scene. Photo credit: Cheryl Foster

Faculty of Arts

Graduate students are Rising Up

March 2, 2018 — 
On March 9 and 10, the Native Studies Graduate Students Association will host the third annual Rising Up conference featuring close to 100 scholars from around the world discussing Indigenous knowledge and research in Indigenous studies.

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Sébastien Aubin. // Photo by Sammi St Clair

‘no brighter in the middle’ – the interconnected works of Sébastien Aubin

February 26, 2018 — 
U of M’s first Indigenous Designer in Residence shares his experiences

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