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Frank Deer

Research and International

Helping Canadian schools support Indigenous language learning

March 22, 2019 — 
The language we speak influences how we see the world. Its expressions and nuances bear cultural and historical significance. To lose our language is to lose a piece of our identity.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Important investment’ benefits College of Nursing research

March 21, 2019 — 
Two researchers from the College of Nursing are celebrating an investment of over $1.8 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for three projects that will support child, youth, maternal and Indigenous health in Canada.

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President David Barnard with winners of the 2019 3MT Competition, and Dr. Todd Mondor, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

3MT winner takes first step toward regional finals

March 19, 2019 — 
A student who is developing a way to test heart health through a simple stepping exercise impressed a prestigious panel of judges at the Three-Minute Thesis competition

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Front row (l-r): Recipients Aaron Marshall, Michael Czubryt, Roberta Woodgate (CRC), Kellie Thiessen and Elder Katherine Whitecloud (Assembly of First Nations) (back row, l-r): Recipients Frank Schweizer and Brian Mark, MP Terry Duguid, UM VP Research & International Digvir Jayas, and recipients Ian Dixon, Leslie Roos and Benedict Albensi.

Celebrating the achievements of cutting-edge researchers

March 15, 2019 — 
$10.4M in funding for U of M researchers is part of a national investment by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to support researchers studying full spectrum of health issues

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Nursing trio honoured at Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 14, 2019 — 
Two fourth-year students and one staff member from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were among 10 award recipients at the third annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence, presented by the Office of Indigenous Engagement on March 11 during Indigenous Awareness Month.

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Dr. Emma LaRoque receives Indigenous Award of Excellence from Adrienne Carriere.

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Third-annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrate 10 recipients

March 12, 2019 — 
The Office of Indigenous Engagement celebrated recipients at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence reception

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Faculty of Education

Indigenizing STEAM concepts

March 11, 2019 — 
Inspired by her mother’s teachings in traditional arts-and-crafts, and her father’s love of science, Farrell-Morneau focuses on Indigenizing STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) concepts in the classroom.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Jig performance & workshop

March 4, 2019 — 
On Wednesday, March 6, the ALC Agora will be transformed into a lively dance floor.

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Nelliane Cromarty (left to right), Wanbdi Wakita, and Stella Neff at the Feburary storytellers event

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Indigenous stories share culture and identity

March 4, 2019 — 
“We had our own beliefs about the world. We didn’t wait for the stories to come to us. We had our own. There was a lot of wisdom in what the storytellers told to us.” - Stella Neff

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Indigenous Awareness Month - March 2019

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Indigenous students, staff and faculty invite U of M community to participate in Indigenous Awareness Month

March 4, 2019 — 
Indigenous Awareness Month is back this March

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