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Learning about land and place

April 22, 2024 — 
Offered by Community Engaged Learning, the Land and Water program at UM brings together students, community members, knowledge carriers and Elders for immersive urban land-based experiences. Using a decolonizing approach to education, it provides the opportunity for participants to learn about Indigenous Peoples’ enduring relationships with land and place.

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Two Two-Spirit leaders posing for a photo at an event.


Making Space for Two-Spirit Students, Staff and Faculty

March 9, 2023 — 
Two-Spirit talking and sharing circles are held every second Tuesday to help build community on campus for 2S/LGBTQQPIA+ students, staff and faculty.

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Embracing community engaged learning

February 22, 2023 — 
Learning by doing is a critical part of an exceptional student experience. The University of Manitoba recognizes experiential learning (EL) as a pedagogical strategy that advances learning, personal growth and competency development in a diversity of concepts and environments.

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Learn on, from and about the land in the Land and Water program

October 2, 2022 — 
Applications are now open for the Land and Water program, which offers immersive urban land-based experiences, and engaging online workshops and activities facilitated by Indigenous elders, knowledge holders, artists and others.

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Two students looking at plants

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

The Office of Experiential Learning launches in The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

April 11, 2022 — 
The Office of Experiential Learning was founded to support the enhancement of existing experience-based learning opportunities at UM and to bring experiential learning to classrooms where it never was before.

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Elder Diane Maytwayashing shares teachings about the Bannock Point petroforms with Land and Water participants.


Join the Land and Water team, learn from the land

September 23, 2021 — 
Applications are now open for the Land and Water program, which offers immersive urban land-based experiences, and engaging online workshops and activities facilitated by Indigenous elders, knowledge holders, artists and others. 

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Bare trees stretch towards a blue sky with fluffy clouds and pine trees in the background.

Resisting Coloniality in Winnipeg

August 17, 2021 — 
Resisting Coloniality in Winnipeg is a panel series that brings together some of the local community organizations and activists who are leading this important work in our city.


Quilted fabric collage by Nicki Ferland | Working in Good Ways cover image


Working in Good Ways: A framework for Indigenous community engagement now available for download

June 7, 2021 — 
The framework and accompanying set of resources are part of an Indigenous Initiatives funded project that focuses on building and caring for relationships with Indigenous communities.

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The Dean's Lecture on Smart Transportation


Explore Winnipeg this summer with Community Engaged Learning & the Virtual Community Centre

May 3, 2021 — 
The summer edition of Community Engaged Learning's Virtual Community Centre explores Winnipeg neighbourhoods and brings back the popular virtual cooking classes

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A group of people sitting on chairs in a circle, listening to Audrey Logan speak.


Living on EIA: Myth vs. Reality

April 29, 2021 — 
Learn about the reality of living on Employment and Income Assistance from UM's Poverty Awareness and Community Action (PACA)

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