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Celebrating Indigenous U of M grads at 28th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

May 5, 2017 — 
Highest number of Indigenous students set to graduate from U of M

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Calls to ‘Re-Concili-Action’ Focus of Margaret Elder Hart Distinguished Visitor

May 4, 2017 — 
This years' talk to look at Indigenous perspectives in health care and taking action based on the recommendations of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission.

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Faculty of Arts

Advisors go to students

May 2, 2017 — 
Trevor Phillips and Vanessa Lillie are changing the way they advise students.

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(L-R) The Right Honourable Paul Martin, Stephen Kakfwi, president and CEO of Canadians for a New Partnership, Audrey Poitras, president of the Métis Nation of Alberta and former National Chief for the Assembly of First Nations and U of M alumnus, Ovide Mercredi.

Indigenous leaders to gather with former PM at U of M

April 28, 2017 — 
Participants at Indigenous Leadership Roundtable 2017 on May 4 will share experiences, perspectives and learning moments in their journeys

Faculty of Engineering

ENGAP Graduates Celebrated

April 27, 2017 — 
ENGAP celebrates the successful achievements of eight Indigenous Engineering graduates


Chantal Fiola

Faculty of Education

Conference showcases spirituality in reconciliation

April 26, 2017 — 
Dr. Chantal Fiola says that Indigenous spirituality has informed not only her research but also her teaching practice as a university professor.

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In recognition of its efforts, the Indigenous Circle of Empowerment met with University of Manitoba President David Barnard.


Indigenous Circle of Empowerment wraps up successful year

April 24, 2017 — 
ICE is a student leadership development program grounded in culture and focused on effecting positive social change in the community


Asper School of Business

ABEP celebrates biggest year

April 24, 2017 — 
Aboriginal Business Education Partners celebrated its largest-ever cohort of graduating students at a special dinner on April 13

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Carla Loewen.


Indigenous student advisor wins National Academic Advising Association grant

April 24, 2017 — 
The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) has named Carla Loewen as the recipient of the Region 6 Tribal Advisor Grant


Ry Moran, NCTR Director and Willy Fournier, Chair of the Board of Directors of Katimavik.

NCTR and Katimavik partner to strengthen Reconciliation initiatives for Canadian youth

April 6, 2017 — 
This collaboration will ensure that Truth and Reconciliation is a key pillar of all Katimavik’s youth development initiatives, in alignment with the objectives and principles of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada


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