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CBC: ‘Right in their own backyard’: New Google Earth project maps Canada’s residential schools

December 13, 2017 — 
"In this project, you can actually see residential schools, you can see where they were, and that helps make it that much more concrete"


Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Affirming Identities: Student Leadership Conference

December 7, 2017 — 
This January, Physical Education and Education students will converge on the U of M for the 4th annual Manitoba Physical Health and Education Teacher Education (MPHETE) Student Leadership Conference.

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Teaching the next generation

December 7, 2017 — 
"I just want to be there for them, because these young people are giving me back something that was taken away from me when I was in Residential Schools.”

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Integrating Indigenous stories into the classroom

December 6, 2017 — 
'Within the moccasin is a story about life, and a story that can be dated back all the way to the beginning of time'

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A scene from the film Holy Angels.

Decolonizing Lens series features National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation film

December 6, 2017 — 
Film screenings and panel, Dec. 11, 7:00 p.m. at Cinematheque, free to all

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Healthy mothers, healthy babies

December 5, 2017 — 
Prenatal care is an important part of keeping mothers and babies healthy. The Partners in Inner-city Integrated Prenatal Care (PIIPC) project was designed to help connect pregnant women with prenatal care in their communities

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Stories of Indigenous resurgence shared at health symposium

November 30, 2017 — 
Researchers demonstrate benefits of decolonizing health care and integrating traditional knowledge

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MAYAA winners


Five U of M students receive Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards

November 29, 2017 — 
The Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards recognize Manitoba Indigenous youth between the ages of 16 and 24

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Dr. Catherine Cook, Vice Dean, Indigenous Health, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

Two U of M researchers listed among Canada’s most powerful women

November 23, 2017 — 
Dr. Catherine Cook and Dr. Samar Safi-Harb named WXN 2017 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award winners

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Elder-in-Residence, Marlene Kayseas shares her perspectives at the 3rd annual Building Reconciliation Forum.

Continuing the journey towards a reconciled education system

November 22, 2017 — 
More than 350 leaders from Indigenous communities and post-secondary institutions across Canada gathered at the University of Manitoba on Nov. 8 and 9 for the 3rd Annual Building Reconciliation Forum

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