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Activist Joan Jack was the first guest speaker in law professor Dr. Bryan Schwartz's new course Oral History, Indigenous Peoples and the Law, which is open to the public.

Faculty of Law

Law Professor opens classroom to everyone

January 16, 2019 — 
Activist, Educator and Lawyer, Joan Jack [BEd/82 UM, LLB/91 UBC], was the first guest lecture of the term to Dr. Bryan Schwartz’s inaugural class on Oral History, Indigenous Peoples and the Law. The classroom, open to the public, filled with second and third-year law students, community members and friends of Jack to hear Jack’s talk, titled, “WE ARE ALL HERE TO STAY”: Indigenous and Common Law Legal Conflicts.

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Indigenous Summer Students

Human Resources

Faculties and units can participate in the 2019 Indigenous summer student internship program

January 16, 2019 — 
The Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program (ISSIP) will be offered for the second year by human resources (HR).

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The Bentwood Box at National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. See more information below the story.

Canada’s Mentor

January 14, 2019 — 
With its decolonizing and Indigenizing approach, NCTR Archives is unique

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Dr. Percy Lezard

Indigenous

Indigenous professor brings Two-Spirit lens to Inner City Social Work Program

January 9, 2019 — 
After 20 years of field experience as a social worker, HIV/AIDS trainer and a crisis counsellor, Percy Lezard's interests meet at an intersection of education, Indigenous studies, sex and gender and community health

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Wpg Free Press: Daycare upgrade creates 54 spots

January 9, 2019 — 
A daycare expansion at the University of Manitoba gives priority to Indigenous undergraduate students who need the service while they attend classes and nearly doubles the child-care capacity at the Fort Garry campus

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A photo of Pow Wow dancers' feet in regalia from the 2017 Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

Pow Wow practice group

January 9, 2019 — 
Pow Wow Practice Group kicks off its winter schedule Jan. 14. Join in on the fun!

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Entertainment District Tokyo

Indigenous

Indigenous student selected for cultural exchange to Japan

December 21, 2018 — 
Amanda Fredlund shares her adventures on a cultural exchange to Japan.

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The Bison women's hockey team bring home the gold in the U SPORTS National Championships! PHOTO COURTESY BRANDON VANDECAVEYE, WESTERN UNIVERSITY.

Top stories of 2018

December 21, 2018 — 
Another amazing year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Habitat for Humanity Key Ceremony

December 20, 2018 — 
Habitat for Humanity partner family receives keys just in time for Christmas

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an illiutsrtion of birch trees in snow

Editors pick their top stories of 2018

December 20, 2018 — 
Chosen becasue they inspire hope, bring a smile, or make you learn something useful, like how to prevent your computer from catching fire. 

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