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Alumni Abroad: Warm coats & muskox roast

July 16, 2018 — 
Amy Brown works for the Government of Nunavut as Acting Director of Nunavut Parks and Special Places

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Vice-Provost (Indigenous Engagement) Lynn Lavallée.

2018 National Indigenous Peoples Day Message from Dr. Lynn Lavallée, Vice-Provost (Indigenous Engagement)

June 21, 2018 — 
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day and June is National Indigenous History Month

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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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The Walrus: Beyond Bilingualism

May 31, 2018 — 
“It’s shocking to me how many Canadians don’t know the meaning of the name Canada, the name Manitoba, the name Winnipeg,” says Niigaan Sinclair,


Left to right: Warren Cariou, Omushkego Cree Elder Louis Bird, and CCWOC technician Teddy Zegeye-Gebrehiwot

Faculty of Arts

Revealing the power of stories

April 23, 2018 — 
Reflecting on 10 years as a Canada Research Chair

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April 6 book launch for Report of An Inquiry into an Injustice

April 2, 2018 — 
Native Studies Professor Peter Kulchyski will launch his new book at McNally Robinson


Wpg Free Press: A chance for reconciliation

March 29, 2018 — 
"This is a situation where most of these First Nations will be able to find gateways out of the Indian Act just due to this project."


Examining the founders of Manitoba

March 13, 2018 — 
New book by professor and alumnus Fred Shore illuminates the history of the Métis

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Lake scene. Photo credit: Cheryl Foster

Faculty of Arts

Graduate students are Rising Up

March 2, 2018 — 
On March 9 and 10, the Native Studies Graduate Students Association will host the third annual Rising Up conference featuring close to 100 scholars from around the world discussing Indigenous knowledge and research in Indigenous studies.

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CBC: Niigaan Sinclair: ‘If there’s any moment for Canada to step up, this would be the moment’

February 18, 2018 — 
Professor Niigaan Sinclair speaks with CBC radio.

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