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Sport and Reconciliation News Archive

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Paddle acknowledges courage of Residential School Survivors

September 26, 2018 — 
Paddle gifted to the NCTR as a public acknowledgement of the faculty's commitment to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action and Principles of Reconciliation within the field of kinesiology, recreation, sport, and physical education.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Removing barriers to sport & creating relationships critical for Reconciliation to work

February 28, 2018 — 
The inaugural Sport and Reconciliation Gathering at the University of Manitoba wrapped up with a succinct message: sport fosters trust and belonging—but significant action is required for it to start forging a road to Reconciliation

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Boys playing hockey at the McIntosh, Ontario, school. Many students said that they would not have survived their residential school years, were it not for sports. St. Boniface Historical Society, Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Manitoba Province Fonds, SHSB 29362.

Reconciliation through sports, a public forum

February 21, 2018 — 
'What I’m going to talk about is living examples of how sport basically was our outlet. It was our sacred space'

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

The road to Reconciliation through sport

February 20, 2018 — 
The inaugural Sport & Reconciliation Gathering is taking place Feb. 21-23 at the U of M, aimed at achieving TRC calls to action related to sport & education

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Sport used as a tool for assimilation

February 16, 2018 — 
In the history of Canada, Residential Schools encouraged Indigenous students to participate in mainstream activities such as hockey or football instead of Indigenous activities such as lacrosse, for example

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Forging connections through sport

February 14, 2018 — 
The inaugural Sport & Reconciliation Gathering runs Feb. 21-23. Day two features Voices of the Community. One of those voices belongs to youth coach and mentor Jayme Menzies

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