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2022 Student Affairs Participation Award Recipient Zoe Quill

Science student Zoe Quill receives 2022 Student Affairs Participation Award

June 23, 2022 — 
The award aims to recognize a student who has maintained high academic achievement while making a significant voluntary contribution to UM and/or the broader community

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Group photo of people wrapped in star blankets.

Indigenous News

Sixth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrates 2021 and 2022 recipients in-person

June 22, 2022 — 
Each year, Indigenous Engagement and Communications, and the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) (OVPI) honours students, staff and faculty in the categories of community builder, trailblazer and outstanding achievement at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence

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Migizii Agamik with Teepee

Recognizing National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2022 — 
A message from UM President and Vice-Chancellor Michael Benarroch and Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook

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Photo of Raven Morrisseau sitting and smiling.

Indigenous News

Finding your way With Blankstein Momentum

June 16, 2022 — 
The Blankstein Momentum Program is a source of support to returning Indigenous students looking to improve their academic performance and expand their social networks; now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year

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Colourful art installation at the Active Living Centre.

Indigenous News

Top 10 recommended media list from Indigenous community at UM

June 14, 2022 — 
In honour of National Indigenous History Month, Indigenous Engagement and Communications invited the Indigenous community at UM to share their favourite media to celebrate the wide range of talented Indigenous creators

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Mawachihitotaak 2022 logo with Métis flower and sash elements.

Indigenous News

2022 Indigenous Initiatives Fund (IIF) recipients

June 8, 2022 — 
The Indigenous Initiatives Fund (IIF) is open to faculties, schools, colleges, libraries administrative units and, new to 2022, student groups. These funds support unit-based projects that advance the Indigenous achievement and engagement goals as stated in Our Shared Future: Building on our Strategic Plan.

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Close-up of diploma held by grad.

Spring Convocation returns to in-person events for 2022

May 30, 2022 — 
Honorary degree recipients announced for Convocation, and President's Installation takes place June 7

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A black and white photo of the Shubenacadie Residential School classroom in Nova Scotia.

Joint message on the one-year anniversary of the discovery of the first 215 unmarked graves

May 27, 2022 — 
Message from Dr. Catherine Cook, vice-president (Indigenous) at the University of Manitoba and Stephanie Scott, executive director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

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A sunset over a dirt road with swirling floral white embroidery superimposed on it and the words 'Taking up the work of reconciliation.'

Research and International News

Taking up the work of reconciliation

May 17, 2022 — 
How a new measuring tool based on research can push us further down the path to good and just relations

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Melanie MacKinnon [BN/96]

Indigenous achievers to be honoured at the Indspire Awards

May 17, 2022 — 
Melanie MacKinnon recognized with Indspire Health Award

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