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Conference with First Nations Chiefs during Manitoba-First Nations Treaty, 1871. // Glenbow Archives NA-1406-72

UM commemorates 150th anniversaries of Treaty 1 and Treaty 2

July 28, 2021 — 
NCTR and UM initiatives to recognize significance and unfinished business of the treaties

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Janesca Kydd in her office

Meet Janesca Kydd, UM’s new top lawyer, dedicated to advancing Reconciliation

July 22, 2021 — 
Her father immigrated from Scotland in the 1950s and met her mother, a residential school Survivor. And after Kydd was born the family moved north to run a general store on an island near Misko-ziibiing (Bloodvein First Nation).

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Indigenous Scholar Dr. Michael Yellow Bird

Indigenous News

How mindfulness and meditation can help us adjust to a new normal

July 16, 2021 — 
Read how Indigenous scholar and dean of social work practices mindfulness and meditation to keep him grounded

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Opaskwayak First Nation (OCN) smart vertical farm. // Photo provided by OCN

Research and International News

Smart vertical farming to expand in Northern Manitoba

July 5, 2021 — 
UM and Opaskwayak Cree Nation collaborate on new project

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Indigenous News

Engaging community, expanding Indigenous leadership

June 23, 2021 — 
Indigenous-focused projects underway across UM campuses

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Migizii Agamik

Indigenous News

Top 10 recommended media list from Indigenous community at UM

June 16, 2021 — 
As part of National Indigenous History Month, engaging with Indigenous media can be an active step towards reconciliation

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Indigenous News

Recognizing National Indigenous History Month and Indigenous Peoples Day

June 15, 2021 — 
A message from the President and Vice-President (Indigenous)

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Indigenous News

A reminder of the responsibility we have

June 14, 2021 — 
We cannot say we support Truth and Reconciliation without a commitment to learn the truth.

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A tipi in front of Migizii Agamik building.

Indigenous News

Three Indigenous retirees reflect on their influential careers

June 11, 2021 — 
Audrey Richard, Dr. Wanda Wuttunee and Dr. Yvonne Pompana are all set for retirement this summer

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Students walking on the pedway-photo from 2019

Students News

Support for students

May 31, 2021 — 
Following the devastating discovery of the remains of 215 children at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc lands – supports for students are available

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