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Times Higher Education: Can Canada bring more Indigenous people and knowledge into universities?

December 1, 2017 — 
'Universities have been a bastion for honest conversations about who we’ve been and how we’ve been. They’ve also been bastions of advancing Indigenous thoughts and advancing indigenous ideas'

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Panel member Uzoma Chioma (second from left) address the crowd along with (from left) David S. Churchill, Tom Clarkson, Jesse Walker, Jamel Lyles and Justus Alleyn.

Faculty of Arts

Panel tackles sports, protest and racism

October 24, 2017 — 
Over 100 people attended the latest roundtable discussion in the Trumpism series, Sports, Protest and Racism, hosted by the department of history.

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Riley Chartrand.

Scholarship brings rural Métis student one step closer to running business

October 10, 2017 — 
'To receive this kind of my support for my studies goes far beyond the financial boost it gives'

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This past year, the University of Manitoba welcomed 2,400 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, including more than 200 graduate students.

Renewed funding to support Indigenous initiatives and to recruit Indigenous scholars

September 27, 2017 — 
Two funds have been renewed for 2017: the Indigenous Initiatives Fund, and the Indigenous Scholars Fund

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Front row, left to right: Reg Blackbird, Public Relations; Ovide Mercredi, President; Albert Stevens, Vice-President. Second row, left to right: Emile Garson, Committee Chairman; Yvonne Monkman, Secretary; John Allooloo, Member.

Our Path to Indigenous Achievement

July 21, 2017 — 
What began as an idea shared by a group of forward-thinking Indigenous students has evolved into a legacy of advancing Indigenous achievement at the University of Manitoba

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Arlen Dumas, newly elected Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC). // Photo from AMC/Facebook

President Barnard congratulates Arlen Dumas, newly elected Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

July 20, 2017 — 
'The University of Manitoba is proud to work with the AMC on our shared commitment to advance Indigenous Achievement'

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Justina McKay.

The question of identity: Justina McKay

July 12, 2017 — 
Alumna Justina McKay [BA/16] shares her answers to important questions

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President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard at the City of Winnipeg's Indigenous Accord signing ceremony

United to advance reconciliation

June 21, 2017 — 
'The University of Manitoba is honoured to be a partner to Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord, and join with the Mayor and others in sharing our commitment to reconciliation'

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Future Indigenous scientists from across Canada come to campus

May 29, 2017 — 
Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program draws record-breaking number of Indigenous students

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Faculty of Engineering

Electrifying Futures

May 26, 2017 — 
Faculty of Engineering student team participate for the first time in the International Shell Eco-marathon Americas Competition.

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