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Faculty of Arts

MacLeans: A Killer Among Them

February 21, 2024 — 
MacLeans: A Killer Among Them

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Books for the break: To you, with love from UM faculty and alumni

December 21, 2023 — 
Delve into these top reads from UM alumni and faculty over the holiday break. Spark your imagination or get your mind ruminating on far off worlds, fiction close to home, true crime or a little history.

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Faculty of Arts

Winnipeg Free Press: Riel acknowledgement called reconciliation milestone

November 24, 2023 — 
Riel acknowledgement called reconciliation milestone

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The Norway House Indian Residential School, Norway House, Manitoba, circa 1920-1930. // Image from Library and Archives Canada

Faculty of Arts

Conversation Canada: Fact-checking residential school denialists and debunking ‘mass grave hoax’

October 17, 2023 — 
What did Canadian news outlets actually report after the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation made their public announcements about their search for missing children? Two UM experts fact-check residential school denialists and a 'mass grave hoax' theory

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Sean Carleton

Faculty of Arts

APTN National News: New report looks to combat the rise in residential school denialism

October 13, 2023 — 
New report looks to combat the rise in residential school denialism

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Faculty of Arts

Discover something new: Books to inspire, inform and entertain

August 11, 2023 — 
Providing in-depth insights and analysis on a wide range of topics, from state schooling in British Columbia to essays of love and peace, our faculty are committed to sharing their research and creativity with the world. Whether you’re a student looking to expand your understanding, a researcher in need of reliable sources or simply someone with a thirst for knowledge, this sampling of books released over the past year are sure to provide the guidance you seek.

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Faculty of Arts

Summer reads to pass the days

August 10, 2023 — 
Books have always been the perfect companion for any journey, whether it's a grand adventure to a far-off destination or a quiet retreat in your backyard. To help you decide on your next summer read, here’s some exceptional books from Faculty of Arts alumni published over the past year, each with its own unique attraction.

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