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Heather McCormick says her students continually inspire her. 'I see the dedication and perseverance they show on a daily basis, and I see the great successes against all odds that they achieve. It really is a testament to the strength and resilience of our community.'

‘I have always seen education as one of the primary ways to achieve equality for Indigenous peoples’

October 25, 2017 — 
Heather McCormick has dedicated her life to Indigenous education and community development

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Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

The story of rocks

October 19, 2017 — 
New exhibit at the Cretaceous Menagerie in the Wallace Building uniquely pairs Inuit carvings with the rock types from which they are made

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Noah Wilson sits with Carl Stone, student advisor at the Indigenous Student Centre in Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge.

‘By investing in the student groups, I gained a passion’

October 18, 2017 — 
Unsure of what exactly he wanted to study, Noah Wilson chose U of M because of its strong Indigenous community

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North Meets South goes to Red Rising Magazine: Two-Spirit Launch

October 18, 2017 — 
Join the North Meets South, Community Service-Learning group to learn about Indigenous experiences of being LGBTQ and two-spirit at the Red Rising Magazine launch of Issue 7: Two-Spirit.

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Adam Nepon (IH Asper School of Business graduate student and year 1 problem winner) and Darren Fast (Director, Technology Transfer Office)

Asper School of Business

Grad Talks: Adam Nepon (Asper MBA)

October 16, 2017 — 
Asper MBA student Adam Nepon talks with UMFM 101.5 FM about a research project that will help produce an innovative video series for the Asper School of Business


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Scholarship brings rural Métis student one step closer to running business

October 10, 2017 — 
'To receive this kind of my support for my studies goes far beyond the financial boost it gives'

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Native studies prof Niigaan Sinclair with master’s student Naithan Lagace. // Photo by David Lipnowski

Textbook Earth

October 10, 2017 — 
Making space in academia for land-based education

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Walking the walk for a good cause

October 3, 2017 — 
Close to 200 College of Nursing students and staff participated in an annual walk that honours the survivors of residential schools.

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Karen Favell

Faculty of Education

Reform needed to Indigenize education: lecturer

September 28, 2017 — 
“How do I grade a sweat lodge?” Lecturer Karen Favell raises this question in pointing to the kinds of paradigm shifts necessary to Indigenize education.

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This past year, the University of Manitoba welcomed 2,400 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, including more than 200 graduate students.

Renewed funding to support Indigenous initiatives and to recruit Indigenous scholars

September 27, 2017 — 
Two funds have been renewed for 2017: the Indigenous Initiatives Fund, and the Indigenous Scholars Fund


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