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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


'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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Outstanding graduates and remarkable Canadians are recipients of honorary degrees at U of M’s 140th Spring Convocation

May 31, 2019 — 
Each year, the U of M bestows honorary degrees upon individuals who have achieved acclaim for their advancements

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Frank Deer

The Conversation: Ancestral languages are essential to Indigenous identities in Canada

May 31, 2019 — 
'My work in the area of Indigenous education and languages leads me to believe what is core to the concern for language support is the meanings and narratives that are reflected in language'

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Students prepare for samples at the SmartPark pond Tuesday morning.

Indigenous News

Verna J. Kirkness Program encourages youth for 10th year

May 29, 2019 — 
The Program has attracted 41 students from 12 different communities throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan

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Lorraine Cameron-Munro

Indigenous News

Meet the new Grandmother-in-Residence

May 23, 2019 — 
Lorraine Cameron-Munro is both a teacher and a student who promotes respect for all living things

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