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Wpg Free Press: Hundreds attend peace rally after acquittal verdict in shooting death of Boushie

February 12, 2018 — 
'We are here today to commit to a spirit of change'

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Faculty of Arts

Joint statement on the Stanley trial verdict

February 12, 2018 — 
The Department of Native Studies at the University of Manitoba, with other units at two other universities have released this joint statement on the Stanley trial.

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Indigenous

Integrating Indigenous stories into the classroom

December 6, 2017 — 
'Within the moccasin is a story about life, and a story that can be dated back all the way to the beginning of time'

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Native studies prof Niigaan Sinclair with master’s student Naithan Lagace. // Photo by David Lipnowski

Textbook Earth

October 10, 2017 — 
Making space in academia for land-based education

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Faculty of Arts

Ethnohistory conference comes to Winnipeg

August 30, 2017 — 
Cary Miller, the new head of native studies in the faculty of arts, has brought with her an important conference.

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CBC: Rename schools?

August 28, 2017 — 
Niigaan Sinclair shares how fatherhood sparked a crisis in his life after his first child was born

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NY Times: Winnipeg’s Treaty Payments: Meager Reminder of a Painful History

July 24, 2017 — 
'The foundation of Canada is based on the exploitation and oppression of indigenous people'

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CBC News: ‘This is just the right time’: The Forks plans Indigenous makeover at South Point

July 14, 2017 — 
'Nearly three decades after The Forks in Winnipeg set aside South Point Park for some form of Indigenous development, plans are underway for $1.2 million worth of new cultural and recreation amenities on the forested peninsula bounded by both the Red and Assiniboine rivers'

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Metro: ‘Leadership problem’ plagues missing and murdered women’s inquiry: U of M prof

July 12, 2017 — 
'A string of controversy currently rocking the national inquiry into the murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls reached new heights Tuesday after a commissioner announced she was stepping down'

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Native Studies welcomes new faculty

July 5, 2017 — 
Native Studies welcomes three new members of faculty, and says good-bye to one.

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