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NCTR: The importance of decolonizing data now

September 29, 2023 — 
VIDEO: The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) is working to restructure and decolonize its archives. Learn more about the meaningful ways Indigenous perspectives and data is breaking ground in cultural heritage policy and Indigenous research.

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Orange hearts with messages for truth and reconciliation "planted" in a grassy field.


Heart Garden takes over UM Quad for third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 

September 28, 2023 — 
310. That’s the number of orange hearts that make up the commemorative heart garden planted in the quad at the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. Each one represents the memory of a child lost to the residential school system, while also honouring Survivors and offering a commitment to reconciliation. 

A woman in an orange vest runs away from the camera down a gravel road.

Promoting healing, education and reflection across the country

September 27, 2023 — 
A member of the Birdtail Sioux Dakota Nation, and an athlete who believes in the power of movement as medicine, UM law student Tréchelle Bunn founded a healing walk in July 2021 which has since grown into the Reconciliation Run, Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Half Marathon.

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A group of people wearing orange t-shirts march toward the camera.


National Day for Truth and Reconciliation events and engagement opportunities

September 22, 2023 — 
The third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will take place on September 30. There are many ways you can observe the day, with opportunities both on and off campus to engage in learning and reflection and to honour the healing journey of residential school Survivors.

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Three men harvest potatoes in a field.

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School of Agriculture shares two more Indigenous Voices films

September 20, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba’s School of Agriculture has unveiled the second and third videos in the Indigenous Voices series, spotlighting Indigenous communities with rich agricultural traditions in Manitoba.


A woman in a Métis sash stands beside a Louis Riel monument.


Access to Success

September 18, 2023 — 
With Indigenous Homecoming taking place this week, September is also a time to celebrate the success of UM alumni. Over the years, more than 600 students have graduated from the Access Program. These accredited professionals now successfully share their hard-earned skills in communities all across Canada and also right here at UM.

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Connect with UM alums at Indigenous Homecoming

September 11, 2023 — 
Indigenous Homecoming is a time to connect and re-connect with UM Indigenous alumni. This year's Indigenous Alumni Connect event will feature a living library - an opportunity to hear the stories of celebrated UM alums who are making a difference in the community – good food and guided walking tours. 

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A group of abstract circles, upon closer look is images of people holding hands.

Hello, Haiku

September 11, 2023 — 
What better way to capture the back-to-school vibe of fall than poetry.

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Dr. Jonathan McGavock walks on an outdoor pathway.

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UM health researchers receive more than $6.7 million in federal support

September 6, 2023 — 
Health researchers at UM have been awarded more than $6.7 million in the latest round of project funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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Welcome to a community of connections, President

September 5, 2023 — 
Here’s to a great term!


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