Indigenous News Archive
May 29, 2018 —
Students from kindergarten through undergraduates at post-secondary institutions were invited to share their vision of the country’s future through the lens of Reconciliation
May 28, 2018 —
A teddy bear dressed in green health-care scrubs accompanied Dr. Cindy Blackstock as she received an honorary doctorate at U of M Convocation on May 24
May 24, 2018 —
Survey results were presented by H2O program student Lakeisha Barkman on May 18 at the University of Manitoba’s fifth annual First Nation water and sanitation security conference
May 17, 2018 —
Last year in May, 2017, a unique conference titled "Building Bridges Between Canada's Indigenous and Newcomer Groups" was held at Thunderbird House in Winnipeg. The event resulted from discussions on Canada’s 150th and the conflicting senses of pride, frustration, pain and hope alongside the important work of welcoming and successfully settling newcomers to Canada; as well as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action that mandated a more inclusive history of Indigenous experiences and the history of residential schools in the newcomer information kit, citizenship test and oath.
May 16, 2018 —
Brenda Gunn, an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law, has worked for years in the area of International Indigenous Rights Advocacy, attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) at least 10 times in the past 14 years. Each time, she attends in some capacity to present, learn, discuss, or raise awareness of international issues affecting Indigenous people in Canada. This April 17, she organized and participated in a side-event at the Forum, which served to share different perspectives on the theme of lands and resources.
May 10, 2018 —
If you know a student who could benefit from the Access Program, encourage them to apply now. Application deadline is June 1.
May 8, 2018 —
Louise Olson’s first exposure to teaching was rather unique, but it’s sent her along a path from which she hasn’t looked back.
April 30, 2018 —
New book traces Manitoba story of Type 2 diabetes in First Nations youth
April 30, 2018 —
Rayanna Hourie always knew she wanted to go to university, but it wasn’t until she was 19 that she realized she had a passion for Indigenous law