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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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Sport used as a tool for assimilation

February 16, 2018 — 
In the history of Canada, Residential Schools encouraged Indigenous students to participate in mainstream activities such as hockey or football instead of Indigenous activities such as lacrosse, for example

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Three Indigenous students on the stairs of ARTlab

New Indigenous scholarship helps reduce barriers to post-secondary success

January 31, 2018 — 
UMSU Award for Indigenous Community Leaders now seeking nominations

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Human Resources

New human resources advisor position supports Indigenous recruitment initiatives

January 23, 2018 — 
Meet Brooke Bunn, the University of Manitoba’s new human resources advisor who can help faculty and staff increase Indigenous recruitment.

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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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