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Taylor Morriseau is a member of the Peguis First Nation with mixed British and Cree ancestry. A recent graduate of a Faculty of Science (double honours) degree, she is now pursuing a PhD in Pharmacology to study early-onset Type 2 Diabetes among Oji-Cree youth.

Continuing the legacy

February 3, 2019 — 
'By centering Indigenous voices, we not only provide a greater understanding on diabetes development in Indigenous youth, but locate our science within the greater social, cultural and historical context'

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

New First Nations sport & recreation certificate program launches at U of M

February 1, 2019 — 
The Sport Physical Activity and Recreation in the Community (SPARC) certificate program was created to build the capacity of First Nations schools and educational leaders to deliver quality physical education and recreation programming throughout Manitoba.

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A critical lens on legal reconciliation

February 1, 2019 — 
Meet Indigenous scholar Dr. Jeremy Patzer [MA/08]

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Curtis and Nicolas Leclair, Access Program students

Extended Education

Métis brothers discover their path at the U of M

January 31, 2019 — 
“I had a passion for biology. I discovered microbiology and working in the lab is a joy. I want to help people through research.” - Nicolas Leclerc

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Look to the medicine wheel for mental health, Elders advise in First Nations study

January 30, 2019 — 
The traditional medicine wheel, symbolizing balance and interconnection, can serve as a framework for improving the mental well-being of First Nations people in Manitoba. That’s the key recommendation from a mental-health study.

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Alexey Tsykarev (Karelia), Edtami Mansayagan (Manobo), Diego Tituaña (Otavalo), Mariam Wallet Med Aboubakrine (Tuareg), Edward John (Tahltan), Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Igorot), Erika Yamada (Brazil), Kristen Carpenter (Colorado).

Faculty of Law

UN Indigenous declaration starting to change lives

January 22, 2019 — 
The Kiskinohamatowin forum shared research on how to use the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples more effectively to address common challenges

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Qualico Bridge to Success Program supports first-year Indigenous student success

January 21, 2019 — 
The Indigenous Student Centre has developed the Qualico Bridge to Success (QBTS) Program to better support Indigenous students in their transition into post-secondary education.

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Activist Joan Jack was the first guest speaker in law professor Dr. Bryan Schwartz's new course Oral History, Indigenous Peoples and the Law, which is open to the public.

Law professor opens classroom to everyone

January 21, 2019 — 
Activist, Educator and Lawyer, Joan Jack [BEd/82 UM, LLB/91 UBC], was the first guest lecture of the term to Dr. Bryan Schwartz’s inaugural class on Oral History, Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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Photo of Dr. Dallas Hunt

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A lifelong learner of the Cree language, Indigenous scholar publishes his first book

January 17, 2019 — 
First to obtain a PhD from his nation, Dr. Dallas Hunt also welcomes his first book, Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock.

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Duncan Mercredi

Faculty of Arts

Cree-Métis poet and storyteller latest Writer-In-Residence

January 17, 2019 — 
The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture welcomes Duncan Mercredi as its Winter 2019 Writer-In-Residence

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