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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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Frank Deer, Acting Executive Lead, Indigenous Achievement, and Christine Cyr, Director of the Indigenous Student Centre, present recent graduate Kristin Flattery [BFA (Hons)] with a purple scarf at the 28th Annual Graduation Pow Wow.

President Barnard’s message on National Aboriginal Day 2017

June 21, 2017 — 
'The University of Manitoba is enriched by an Indigenous community of over 2,400 students, staff and faculty along with thousands of alumni'

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Teepee on campus for National Aboriginal Day

#UMIndigenous Instagram Challenge – How well do you know your Indigenous campus?

June 19, 2017 — 
Follow @umanitoba on Instagram to take part in our National Aboriginal Day Instagram Contest

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Katherena Vermette speaking at podium

National Aboriginal Day reading list

June 15, 2017 — 
10 Indigenous students, faculty and staff to share their favourite books by Indigenous authors


The teepee raising in June 2016 on Fort Garry campus.

Join us to celebrate National Aboriginal Day

June 13, 2017 — 
Share in the celebration on Fort Garry campus on June 21



CBC: Tomson Highway, acclaimed Cree author and playwright, receives honorary degree

June 9, 2017 — 
The honorary degree recognizes Highway's "powerful truth telling, his generous artistic spirit, and his indelible leadership in the Indigenous creative arts."



CBC: Winnipeg woman helping to Indigenize the Senate at youth forum

June 7, 2017 — 
A ​Métis woman from Winnipeg will be sharing her story in the Senate on Wednesday as a part of an event to mark Canada 150 celebrations and Aboriginal History Month

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The Glynde School For Lady Gardeners in Sussex, England, established by Lady Frances Wolseley in 1902. Papers of the Viscountess Frances Wolseley, Hove Central Library, Hove, Sussex, Commonplace Book no. 196

Huzzah! History book wins awards

June 7, 2017 — 
Imperial Plots, the fourth book by alumna Sarah Carter [PhD/87], won two major prizes at last week’s Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Law student Rayanna Seymour and professors Katherine Starzyk and Karen Busby (left to right) are studying which strategies work best when advocating for drinking water rights. (Photo by Victoria Grima.)

From the lab to the reserve

June 6, 2017 — 
Science and engineering students breaking out of the lab and heading for First Nation reserves to put their education into action got some tips this month from those who have walked that path before them

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM launches Ongomiizwin—an Indigenous institute that will clear a path for generations to come

June 5, 2017 — 
A special day in the life of the university began with a ceremony in the Medicine Garden/Mashkiki Gitigaan on the Bannatyne campus

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