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Music alumna Julie Lumsden

Music alumna finds ways to showcase talent, explore Métis heritage during pandemic

February 12, 2021 — 
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work and play, Desautels Faculty of Music alumna and rising star Julie Lumsden [BMus(Perf)/15] has continued to find ways to showcase her talent and explore her Métis heritage

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Louis Riel statue in front of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge

Indigenous

Honouring the Founding Father of Manitoba

February 10, 2021 — 
A Louis Riel Day message from Dr. Catherine Cook, Vice-President (Indigenous)

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On Feb. 17, 2017, the Métis flag will be raised at University Centre at 10:30 a.m.

Indigenous

Honour Louis Riel Day by plugging into upcoming Métis virtual events

February 9, 2021 — 
Whether you are looking to get more active, or are eager to learn more about Métis history, there’s a virtual event for you from now through March

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Headshot of author Katherena Vermette.

Faculty of Arts

Bestselling Winnipeg author latest Writer-In-Residence

January 22, 2021 — 
Katherena Vermette is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC)

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Métis Scholar Brenda L. Gunn

Indigenous

Métis Scholar explores the importance of UNDRIP

December 17, 2020 — 
Brenda L. Gunn has invested a great deal of her career to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which was tabled in the House of Commons in early December.

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Desautels Faculty of Music

Karen Sigurdson reveals the genius of the Métis jig

August 27, 2020 — 
DFOM graduate Karen Sigurdson explores the fascinating complexity of Métis jigging in her reasearch project on music and movement.

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métis-scholar-fred-shore

Indigenous

Métis scholar reflects on his lifelong career shaping the minds of students

February 20, 2020 — 
Dr. Fred Shore began teaching at 20-years old. Now, as he approaches his last semester in the classroom, he reflects on his journey and the changes he's helped shape in the UM community.

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