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Advancing Reconciliation and Promoting Indigenous Achievement News Archive

Grads share their excitement for Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

May 2, 2024 — 
VIDEO: Grads share their excitement for Annual Traditional Pow Wow

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The Administration Building on Fort Garry campus in winter 2021. // Photo by Chris Rutkowski

Innovation News Network: University of Manitoba advances social and economic reconciliation with Indigenous peoples

May 2, 2024 — 
University of Manitoba advances social and economic reconciliation with Indigenous peoples

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An Indigenous grandmother and her granddaughter holding a feather.

Donor Relations

The Winnipeg Foundation makes $5-million gift to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

March 14, 2024 — 
The Winnipeg Foundation’s historic and lead gift to a $40-million capital campaign will support the building of a new permanent home for the NCTR in the heart of Treaty One Territory in Winnipeg.

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Libraries

Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould’s books available at UM Libraries

March 4, 2024 — 
The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and our 2024 Knight Lecture speaker, has written three bestselling books. These three books are now available for short-term loan at UM Libraries.

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Fort Garry campus people walking

A love letter to UM: 10 things students love about this university

February 14, 2024 — 
For Valentine' Day, we have a special love letter from students. From easy access to nature, gardens and park-like settings to spiritual spaces and experiences that  transform their learning experiences. Check out the video to see more and Happy Valentine's Day!

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Headshot of Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Celebrating International Women’s Day with the Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould

February 5, 2024 — 
Join together for the 2024 Knight Lecture on March 7 to recognize the achievements of this remarkable woman and draw inspiration from her stories.

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Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business students receive Manitoba Indigenous Youth Achievement Awards

December 7, 2023 — 
Two Asper School of Business undergraduate students have received Manitoba Indigenous Youth Achievement Awards (MIYAAs). Brenden Tait won in the Academic (Senior) category, while John Lodge won in the Business/Entrepreneurship category.

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The Village Lab team

Faculty of Social Work

HIV research that takes a village

November 30, 2023 — 
What kind of impact could HIV doulas have on the health and well-being of someone newly diagnosed with HIV? UM's Village Lab and community partner Ka Ni Kanichihk aim to find out.

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Faculty of Education

CBC Manitoba: Schools in Winnipeg School Division seek alternatives to churches for grads, other events

November 9, 2023 — 
Schools in Winnipeg School Division seek alternatives to churches for grads, other events

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Metis PhD student and Indigenous Veteran, Shauna Mulligan, beside a photo of her grandfather, who also served in the military

Indigenous

UM honours Indigenous Veterans Day and Remembrance Day

November 8, 2023 — 
Shauna Mulligan is a Métis PhD student in Indigenous Studies and Army Reserve Veteran, having served from 1995 to 2002 as a Medical Assistant. She shares with UM Today, her family's rich history of military service. A legacy, she says, runs to the very core of who she is as a person.

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