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indigenous achievement News Archive

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:


(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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Faculty of Engineering

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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Classroom chalkboard

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



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



CBC: Who’s teaching mandated Indigenous content?

October 3, 2016 — 
The University of Manitoba hosted a workshop on Indigenous knowledge


Students study inside Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge.

Advancing Indigenous achievement

September 28, 2016 — 
Indigenous Initiatives Fund created to support new projects

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The third annual Welcome Feast on Sept. 19, 2016.

Gallery: Third Annual Welcome Feast

September 23, 2016 — 
All new and returning First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were invited to a Welcome Feast on Sept. 19.

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