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Honouring the outstanding achievements of Indigenous students

March 20, 2017 — 
The Office of Indigenous Achievement has announced the recipients of the first annual Indigenous Student Awards of Excellence

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Indigenous students speak with Carl Stone in Migizii Agamik

Indigenous identity to be explored at Indigenous Awareness Week 2017

March 17, 2017 — 
Elders, academics, students and alumni will share their experiences and research related to Indigenous identity from March 20–24

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Manitoba First Nations Science Fair.

Exploring science from an Indigenous perspective

March 9, 2017 — 
Hundreds of Grade 4 to Grade 12 students will be in the Max Bell Centre at the U of M on March 9 and 10 as part of the Manitoba First Nations Science Fair

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One of the successful Indigenous Initiatives Fund proposals is for new ceremonial structures on Fort Garry Campus

Proposals selected to advance Indigenous Achievement

February 15, 2017 — 
Nearly $800,000 awarded to 22 successful projects as part of Indigenous Initiatives Fund

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Op-ed: It’s time to decolonize academia

December 9, 2016 — 
An op-ed published in the Winnipeg Free Press from Deborah G. Young, former executive lead of Indigenous Achievement at the University of Manitoba:

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(Left – right) Julie Desrochers, Kyle Monkman, Alex Hosfield, April Wilson, Emma Gillespie, Kailey Atkinson, Christian Toupin at the Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards.

Awards honour Indigenous youth

December 5, 2016 — 
Seven students from the University of Manitoba received Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards, honouring outstanding endeavours

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ENGAP students win Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards

November 4, 2016 — 
The Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards recognize the accomplishments of Indigenous youth in the fields of culture, employment, traditional lifestyle, business and academic excellence

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Maclean’s: How schools across Canada are bringing Indigenous knowledge to the fore

November 4, 2016 — 
U of M doing exemplary work

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Highlighting best practices in advancing Indigenous education in Manitoba

October 31, 2016 — 
Working together to build on current successes in Indigenous education, conference Nov. 1-2

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Globe and Mail: Indigenous-centred spaces, curriculum start to take root at Canadian universities

October 18, 2016 — 
Jason Bone, a graduate student at the University of Manitoba, is critical of the use of measurements that cite economic benefits to closing the education gap for indigenous people

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