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Indigenous Achievement News Archive

Indigenous Scholar Réal Carrière


Centering Indigenous knowledges in politics and governance

August 13, 2020 — 
Cree-Métis scholar blends his traditional upbringing with political science

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Students study inside Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge.

Advancing Indigenous achievement

September 28, 2016 — 
Indigenous Initiatives Fund created to support new projects

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Every year, the University of Manitoba welcomes more than 2,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, one of the largest Indigenous student populations in Canada.

New funds dedicated to support Indigenous initiatives and to recruit Indigenous scholars

August 23, 2016 — 
'These investments will advance the U of M’s commitments to foster the development of the next generation of Indigenous leaders and ensure that all students graduate with an understanding of the importance and contributions of Indigenous peoples'


U of M is honoured to celebrate official opening of NCTR

October 21, 2015 — 
Opening ceremonies for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation will take place on November 3 and 4

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The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair

Justice Sinclair to join Faculty of Law as Jurist-in-Residence

October 3, 2015 — 
Robson Hall is honoured to welcome alumnus Justice Murray Sinclair as its Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence for the 2016 winter term

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Jonathan Challis, PhD student in Chemistry, collecting water samples. // Photo by Ian McCausland

Research and International

Water for life

August 19, 2015 — 
It’s a fine day to be a scientist-in-training with the U of M’s CREATE H2O program, where students partner with First Nations across Manitoba and Ontario to improve water and sanitation security.

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The Bentwood Box: Carved by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, the TRC Bentwood Box is a lasting tribute to all Indian Residential School Survivors. The box travelled with the TRC to all of its official events.

Research and International

Honouring the sacred trust

August 18, 2015 — 
A historic gathering took place recently in Ottawa, and the dialogue that continues to flow out of it will dramatically shape the future of our country.

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Sherry Farrell Racette, associate professor, Native studies and women’s and gender studies.

Research and International

Sewing the beads of change

August 17, 2015 — 
Sherry Farrell Racette believes that a stitch is a powerful tool, and that art is the most powerful means of reaching the heart.

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