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‘Almost every resource imaginable’

July 7, 2020 — 
Qualico Bridge to Success program supports first-year Indigenous student success

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Indigenous Scholar Dr. Dan Henhawk

Indigenous News

Indigenous Scholar decolonizes sport by returning to a land-based way of learning

July 2, 2020 — 
Dr. Dan Henhawk's research incorporates recreation and sport with land-based education

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Grad cap 2020

Students News

Convocation 2020: Honouring Indigenous graduates

June 29, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020. UM campuses are uniquely strengthened by Indigenous student perspectives. The Indigenous campus community includes many student leaders who continue to define new directions and move our nations, province and country forward with their ideas and passions. The following Indigenous students will graduate during UM Virtual Convocation on June 29.

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Ry Moran – Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

UM and NCTR congratulate Ry Moran on new position

June 24, 2020 — 
Ry Moran has been appointed as the inaugural associate university librarian – reconciliation at the University of Victoria.

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Peter Pomart at podium

Asper School of Business News

Connecting Indigenous values to business practices

June 19, 2020 — 
Congratulations to Asper PhD student, Peter Pomart [MBA/18], who was award the SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Doctoral Fellowship.

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An Indigenous student shaking hands with an Elder at the 2019 Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

“We must continue to actively listen to Indigenous voices”

June 17, 2020 — 
As my time as President and Vice-Chancellor nears its end, I am reminded of the many meaningful moments that I have been honoured to experience with the Indigenous community.

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Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge in summer.

Indigenous News

Celebrating Indigenous brilliance for National Indigenous Peoples Month

June 17, 2020 — 
Check out the artists, businesses, podcasts, books and films the Indigenous community at UM is supporting!

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Dr. Catherine Cook in Migizii Agamik

Recognizing Indigenous contributions and resiliency

June 16, 2020 — 
As I think about National Indigenous Peoples Day in relation to current global events, it is now more important than ever that everyone take the time to understand the history of this place we live, including the history before Manitoba became a province and Canada became a country

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NCTR Dialogues – Sharing Survivor Perspectives on Truth and Reconciliation

June 16, 2020 — 
To celebrate Pride month, the first NCTR Dialogue will discuss the topic Two-Spirit Reconciliation

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UM faculty editorials on current issues

June 11, 2020 — 
Three recent editorials by UM faculty in the Winnipeg Free Press attest to the breadth and scope of our thought leaders regarding pressing concerns of today’s world.

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