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Michelle Driedger (community health sciences) with research partners at Manitoba Metis Federation, Georgina Liberty, Sheila Carter and Julianne Sanguins.

COVID-19 Rapid Response Program funding for studies in Indigenous populations

March 6, 2020 — 
Two University of Manitoba researchers have received nearly $1 million in COVID-19 Rapid Response Program funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for research projects that focus on public health responses in Indigenous populations.

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Survivor Eugene Arcand speaking at the release of the Lessons Learned Survivors Perspectives Report

Lessons Learned report released following review of the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement

February 21, 2020 — 
Informed by Residential School Survivors from across the country, a report released this week outlines lessons learned in reviewing the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement (IRSSA)


Metis scholar Fred Shore.

Indigenous News

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.


The Metis sash on the statue of Louis Riel at UM

Three UM students are recipients of MMF scholarships

February 14, 2020 — 
Nine post-secondary students are recipients of the first series of scholarships funded through the Manitoba Métis Federation, with three enrolled at the University of Manitoba.



UM community invited to celebrate Louis Riel Day

February 11, 2020 — 
In advance of the Louis Riel Day provincial holiday, the sixth annual Louis Riel Day celebration at the University of Manitoba will be held on Friday, Feb. 14 at Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge

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A tipi in front of Migizii Agamik building.

Indigenous News

Indigenous Engagement launches new way to connect

February 10, 2020 — 
A new e-newsletter with an Indigenous focus.

Members of the MMF

Indigenous News

Métis programming is gaining its stride for 2020

January 8, 2020 — 
The Métis Inclusion Coordinator position has come a long way. Read about upcoming programming for the New Year.


Dr. James Peebles [BSc(Hons)/58, DSc/89]

Top stories of 2019

December 20, 2019 — 
Another incredible year reaches its conclusion at the University of Manitoba and we would like to share some of our most notable stories from 2019

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Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg meets with Dr. Julienne Stroeve, Senior Canada-150 Research Chair in Climate Forcing of Sea Ice at the University of Manitoba Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS)

A year of resistance: How youth protests shaped the discussion on climate change

December 20, 2019 — 
Greta Thunberg made history again this month when she was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

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A mural featuring the wordsDecolonize and Chill - We are Still Here, and a man walking a horse

Lumbering towards a decolonized society

December 6, 2019 — 
Iloradanon Efimoff, an Indigenous PhD student and Vanier Scholar in UM’s psychology department, shares her thoughts on decolonization and Indigenization

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