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Advancing Reconciliation and Promoting Indigenous Achievement News Archive

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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Photo of Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook. Photo by Thomas Fricke.

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Winnipeg Free Press: Catherine Cook wins IPAC Vanier Medal

June 29, 2023 — 
Dr. Catherine Cook speaks to the Winnipeg Free Press about being granted the prestigious 2023 Vanier Medal after 35 years of exceptional service in Indigenous health care and public policy.

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Photo of Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook. Photo by Thomas Fricke.

Dr. Catherine Cook Wins the 2023 Vanier Medal

June 28, 2023 — 
Recognized for improving health outcomes for Indigenous peoples

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CBC The Current: UM grad Tyrell Bird

June 23, 2023 — 
2023 UM graduate, Tyrell Bird, speaks to Matt Galloway on the CBC's The Current about his journey, his inspiration and drive to become a teacher, his poetry and music.

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UM grad and Métis youth leader, Lydia Gork, on CTV Morning Live

June 21, 2023 — 
UM grad and Métis youth leader, Lydia Gork, talks to CTV Morning Live about the importance of looking at education through an Indigenous lens and creating welcoming spaces for youth.

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Mihskakwan James Harper

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Honouring the contributions of Mihskakwan James Harper

June 15, 2023 — 
National Indigenous Peoples Day and National Indigenous History Month celebrate the history, culture, traditions and contributions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples across all of Turtle Island.  One of the extraordinary young alumni we are honouring for his contributions and successes is Mihskakwan James Harper, who will receive UM’s Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Young Alumni for 2023. 

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The Chancellor's new Convocation gown

Indigenous artists re-imagine convocation regalia

June 5, 2023 — 
Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing will now be better reflected at UM’s convocation ceremonies.

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