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Indigenous

Manitoba Indigenous Writers Festival continues this weekend

January 17, 2014 — 
Three days of literature, discussion, debate and "full out word debauchery"

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Faculty of Arts

Alison Calder’s Top Five Books of 2013

December 17, 2013 — 
In front of the fireplace friendly: Top Five Canadian Books of 2013

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North End Love Songs.

Indigenous

CCWOC affiliate Katherena Vermette wins 2013 GG Literary Award for Poetry

November 27, 2013 — 
Winnipeg poet receives Governor General's award for her collection North End Love Songs. (Story updated with Q+A)

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Albert Street, photo by Bryan Scott.

Alumni

Winnipeg: Love it, hate it

November 7, 2013 — 
The new book of Winnipeg photos by alumnus Bryan Scott and journalist Bartley Kives highlights more of the love-hate relationship we have with our city

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Winter travel – standing by the bush plane in Verna’s counselling days, circa 1966.

Indigenous

Native studies colloquium honours national leader in education Verna J. Kirkness

November 6, 2013 — 
Event honouring education pioneer Verna J. Kirkness and celebrating the launch of her book.

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President’s Bookshelf

June 6, 2013 — 
Recent books read by U of M President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard.

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President’s Bookshelf

June 6, 2013 — 
President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard writes about some recent reading.

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Faculty of Arts

U of M writers sweep local awards

May 2, 2013 — 
U of M writers racked up a substantial proportion of this year’s Manitoba Book Awards, held on April 28. Of the 13 awards handed at this year’s event, eight of them went to writers associated with the U of M.

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President’s Bookshelf

December 6, 2012 — 
Recent books read by U of M President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard.

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