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indigenous achievement News Archive

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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



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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Every year, the University of Manitoba welcomes more than 2,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, one of the largest Indigenous student populations in Canada.

New funds dedicated to support Indigenous initiatives and to recruit Indigenous scholars

August 23, 2016 — 
'These investments will advance the U of M’s commitments to foster the development of the next generation of Indigenous leaders and ensure that all students graduate with an understanding of the importance and contributions of Indigenous peoples'


Nursing grad Heather Waloshuk.

‘If you want to do something, you can’t let your past or your present define you’

June 28, 2016 — 
First Indigenous rep for Nursing Students' Association on impact of bursaries, scholarships

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Province continues support for post-secondary education in budget

May 31, 2016 — 
The Manitoba government announced its budget on May 31, pledging support for increases in education funding

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2015 Graduation Pow Wow


Graduation Pow Wow 101

May 3, 2016 — 
The Traditional Graduation Pow Wow on May 7 is one of the largest in the province

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Migizii Agamik (Bald Eagle Lodge)

Empowering students through tutoring program at Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge

April 6, 2016 — 
A program now in its second year at Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge provides opportunities for students to hone a range of skills and study strategies

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