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Advancing Reconciliation and Promoting Indigenous Achievement News Archive

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

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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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graphic overlay of picture of Willow Allen with a pink outline around her figure.

International Inuit Day

November 7, 2023 — 
In honour of International Inuit Day, we celebrate UM student Willow Allen and her efforts to amplify Inuit culture and voices.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Education as intervention

September 22, 2023 — 
This UM grad is testing how education can reduce racism towards Indigenous people

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Faculty of Law

What action on Indigenous law could mean for everyone

September 13, 2023 — 
Inaugural interdisciplinary conference open to community

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2023 Schulich Leaders Cody McDonald and Simar Ubhi walk across campus. They are smiling as they talk to each other and there are green trees in the background. Cody wears glasses and dark clothing under a plaid shirt. Simar wears a blue dress shirt with khakis.

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Impressive resumes and bright futures: meet the 2023 Schulich Leaders

September 8, 2023 — 
Two outstanding incoming UM students have once again been awarded Schulich Leader Scholarships. Simar Ubhi (Engineering), from Kildonan-East Collegiate, and Cody McDonald (Science), from Murdoch Mackay Collegiate, are this year’s Schulich Leaders.  

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Asper School of Business

Investing in student success

September 5, 2023 — 
Investing in student success involves resources, workshops, tutoring, funding opportunities and the like. But often the first step is creating communities where students know that there are other people who see their potential and their struggles and truly care about their success.

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Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business signs historic memorandum of understanding

August 30, 2023 — 
On August 29, 2023, Dean Bruno Silvestre of the Asper School of Business signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with leaders from Norway House Cree Nation and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc (MKO).

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Coming Soon! Truth and Reconciliation Week 2023

August 30, 2023 — 
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) is proud to be hosting Truth and Reconciliation Week 2023 from September 25-30.

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UNESCO's Cody Groat presenting certificate to NCTR staff, Elders and Survivors on June 29, 2023

NCTR archival records added to UNESCO Memory Register

June 30, 2023 — 
An emotional ceremony was held  June 29, 2023 to mark the Archival Records of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) being inscribed into the Memory of the World International Register created by UNESCO

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