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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)

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Metis scholar Fred Shore.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Indigenous Engagement launches new way to connect

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

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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.

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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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