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National Indigenous Peoples Day reading list 2018

June 19, 2018 — 
For the third year in a row as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day, we asked 10 Indigenous students, faculty and staff to share their favourite books by Indigenous authors, and here is what they’re recommending

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The 29th Annual Graduation Pow Wow.

President Barnard’s message on Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 19, 2018 — 
'All of us benefit by actively listening to Indigenous voices – in our daily interactions, in what we watch, and in what we read'

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One of the new structures along the UMCycle Bike Kiosk.

UMCycle structures designed and built by Faculty of Architecture students

June 19, 2018 — 
As the UMCycle Bike Kiosk’s one-year anniversary approaches, the community will notice new structures surrounding the full-service bike shop at the Fort Garry campus

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Fredlund represents Manitoba at Indigenize the Senate 2018

June 12, 2018 — 
As part of Indigenize the Senate, members of the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples welcomed nine Indigenous youth, including U of M student Amanda Fredlund

Richard G. Henriquez and Elder Mary Elizabeth Courchene

Honorary Degree Recipients, June 7, 2018

June 7, 2018 — 
Honorary degrees will be awarded to a Canadian architect who has greatly influenced contemporary urban design, and a distinguished Indigenous leader and inspirational role model in the field of public education

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Carla Loewen.

Three-time U of M grad to provide Indigenous voice

June 6, 2018 — 
Carla Loewen [BEd/01, BA/03, MEd/16], has been elected as the newest alumni representative

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The Power of relationship building for Indigenous youth

June 6, 2018 — 
Addressing the complex issue of underrepresentation of Indigenous youth in post-secondary studies, and STEM fields. Darja Barr, Department of Mathematics, outlines new recruitment initiatives at the University of Manitoba to attract and support Indigenous youth.

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Métis sash to be present at all U of M Convocations going forward

June 5, 2018 — 
For the first time this year, a Métis sash will be present on the podium

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady unlocks ‘key to health’ with fourth Habitat build

June 5, 2018 — 
A couple will build their family’s home alongside health professionals, researchers and students thanks to a continued partnership between the University of Manitoba’s Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Habitat for Humanity Manitoba.

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Verna J. Kirkness program a success again in 2018

June 4, 2018 — 
From May 27 to June 1, grade 11 students representing First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities from across Canada embarked on a week of exploratory research at the U of M, as part of the Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program.

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