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New awards to honour Indigenous students

February 22, 2017 — 
New awards to celebrate the exceptional achievements and contributions of Indigenous students

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Asper School of Business

20/20 Vision

February 17, 2017 — 
20/20 Vision takes place from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28 in Room 343 Drake Centre. All U of M students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

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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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On Feb. 17, 2017, the Métis flag will be raised at University Centre at 10:30 a.m.

Louis Riel Day Celebrations

February 14, 2017 — 
On Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, the third-annual U of M Louis Riel Day Celebrations will take place at Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge


Louis Riel, circa 1870

Remembering the legacy of Louis Riel

February 14, 2017 — 
For decades, Louis Riel was condemned as a rebel and traitor. Today, he is considered the founding father of Manitoba, a visionary thinker and protector of minority rights and culture

The Louis Riel statute outside Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge.

Video: Why do we celebrate Louis Riel Day in Manitoba?

February 14, 2017 — 
Fred Shore, assistant professor in the department of native studies, explains why we celebrate Louis Riel Day in Manitoba

Students will be able to apply online through the Indigenous Student Centre’s website.

Qualico Bridge to Success: New program supports incoming university students

February 10, 2017 — 
'The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a strong foundation for Indigenous students and this program will allow us to promote Indigenous student success in meaningful and intentional ways'

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The theme, “Embedding Spiritual & Sustainable Wisdom in Education and Research as an Act of Reconciliation”, reflects the organizer’s aims to preserve  Indigenous knowledges, said conference co-chair Laara Fitznor.

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education to co-host national 
Indigenous education research forum

February 6, 2017 — 
Some of the world’s top Indigenous educators and researcher will gather at the University of Manitoba on April 24, 25


Morrison Ross, Suicide Prevention Workshop

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Bringing Light into Darkness

January 31, 2017 — 
A suicide prevention workshop was held to bring attention back to the ongoing needs of the community after a wave of suicides in 2016.

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Survivors Circle members (l-r):Piita Irniq, Barney Williams, Helene Johnson, Terri Brown, Doris Young, Ted Quewezance (absent: Shirley Flowers)


Introducing the NCTR Survivors Circle

January 26, 2017 — 
The seven-member body was selected by the Governing Circle and officially welcomed in a ceremony on Jan. 25.


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