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Indigenous News

Centre for Human Rights Research to explore the meaning of Land Back for Earth Day

April 16, 2021 — 
All are welcome to attend a screening and panel event exploring Land Back.

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Head of Ongomiizwin Melanie MacKinnon

Indigenous News

Head of Ongomiizwin’s community connections help guide COVID-19 First Nations response work

April 16, 2021 — 
Melanie MacKinnon has been working tirelessly to advocate on the COVID-19 Pandemic Response team for First Nations communities in Manitoba

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People standing together. (Shutterstock)

Why words matter: The negative impacts of racial microaggressions on Indigenous and other racialized people

April 13, 2021 — 
Microaggressions may seem small or 'micro,' but as incessant forms of racism, they can have big impacts on mental health, physical health and social life

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Indigenous News

Connecting culture and community

April 5, 2021 — 
Developed by the Indigenous Student Centre, the Qualico Bridge to Success program provides culturally based resources to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students as they begin their post-secondary journeys at UM

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Rows of bookshelves at Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre.

Indigenous News

Linguistics alumna says recognizing Indigenous Languages Day is crucial to our histories

March 29, 2021 — 
Anna Parenteau says working with Indigenous Languages is where she is meant to be

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Red and orange graphic with text overlaid over image of Bentwood Box. Text reads Honouring and preserving residential school truths for all time, for all of Canada. NCTR.ca

Indigenous News

NCTR launches a new website and archive database – nctr.ca

March 29, 2021 — 
Multiple resources for all of Canada to learn and create educational programs and reconciliation initiatives

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Graphic by artist Gord Hill

Indigenous News

Graphic novel aims to educate K-12 learners on residential school history

March 24, 2021 — 
Sean Carleton will collaborate with the Native studies department, NCTR and the University of Manitoba Press to create a graphic novel on residential school history

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Alumna Julia Hutlet

Alumni News

Alumni POV: Indigenous voices as equals, not tokens

March 19, 2021 — 
'I want to see a Canada where the voices of Indigenous women are heard and acknowledged not as tokens but as equals and respected politicians and judges'

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Stephanie Scott stands outside and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation is in the background.

Stephanie Scott appointed Executive Director of NCTR

March 10, 2021 — 
Appointment marks the beginning of a critical new phase for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

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Riding a bike in the winter isn't that difficult but you need to dress properly

Indigenous News

Maaschiitak (Let’s Move) challenge returns by popular demand

March 4, 2021 — 
Métis community on campus encourages you to get moving.

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