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Neechiwaken celebrates 10 years of creating friendship

August 15, 2019 — 
The term Neechiwaken, meaning friend in Cree, is at the core of the mentorship program that aims to assist Indigenous students navigate their first year of university

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Western Economic Diversification supports UM project, boosting prosperity

August 2, 2019 — 
University of Manitoba led project has received $2.2M to enhance Manitoba’s readiness to compete in the changing global economy

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ICE Students on campus

Indigenous News

Indigenous Circle of Empowerment builds leadership and creates community

August 1, 2019 — 
Indigenous Circle of Empowerment Applications are now open.

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SSHRC funding announced for 17 U of M projects, 29 grad students

July 17, 2019 — 
Federal Minister of Science and Sport announces support for research projects at the University of Manitoba

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Research and International News

A critical lens on legal reconciliation

July 15, 2019 — 
Dr. Jeremy Patzer credits his early interest in law, in part, to a duck

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Grandmother-in-Residence Lorraine Cameron-Munro and a student at the 30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow in May.

President’s message on National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 19, 2019 — 
'As a community, we celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day, honouring the rich histories, cultures and traditions, as well as the many contributions, of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples of Turtle Island'

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Teepee set up at Indigenous Mini U

U of M celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 19, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba is celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day with several events taking place June 20 on Bannatyne campus, and June 21 on the Fort Garry campus.

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Carl Stone sits outside of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge

Indigenous News

Cultural leader is honoured at Keeping the Fires Burning ceremony

June 18, 2019 — 
Cultural coordinator and student advisor Carl Stone has been sharing cultural knowledge to the U of M campus for nearly 22 years.

Ongomiizwin Knowledge Keeper Leslie Spillett

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Stand in your power

June 14, 2019 — 
Leslie Spillett, the new Knowledge Keeper at Ongomiizwin, wants to create a system where Indigenous people don’t just survive, but thrive

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'One genocide is never the same as another, and therefore a static law or a fixed concept of genocide is of little use to protect us from its horrors'

The Conversation: Canada’s MMIWG report spurs debate on the shifting definitions of genocide

June 7, 2019 — 
'One genocide is never the same as another, and therefore a static law or a fixed concept of genocide is of little use to protect us from its horrors'

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