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Faculty of Arts

CBC The Current: Matt Galloway hosts a live show in Winnipeg, exploring the issues that matter to Manitobans and resonate across Canada

February 14, 2024 — 
Matt Galloway hosts a live show in Winnipeg, exploring the issues that matter to Manitobans and resonate across Canada

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Sean Carleton

Faculty of Arts

CBC Indigenous: Advocates denounce Chrétien-era bid to weaken UN Indigenous rights declaration

January 22, 2024 — 
CBC Indigenous: Advocates denounce Chrétien-era bid to weaken UN Indigenous rights declaration

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Faculty of Arts

APTN News: Lucasfilm, APTN join plans for Ojibwe version of ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’

December 19, 2023 — 
Lucasfilm, APTN join plans for Ojibwe version of ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’

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Dr. Niigaan Sinclair.

Faculty of Arts

CBC Manitoba: The Assembly of First Nations is set to elect a new leader this week. The move comes after months of controversy and upheaval at the organization

December 5, 2023 — 
The Assembly of First Nations is set to elect a new leader this week. The move comes after months of controversy and upheaval at the organization

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Indigenous

CBC Indigenous: Winnipeg summit chips away at what Indigenous language learners call ‘the block’

December 1, 2023 — 
Winnipeg summit chips away at what Indigenous language learners call 'the block'

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Conversation Canada: Policing is not the answer to shoplifting, feeding people is

November 29, 2023 — 
Merissa Davorn, Assistant Profesor in Indigenous Studies at the University of Manitoba, writes about how research has shown that in Prairie cities municipalities disproportionately fund police over essential services like housing and mental health support.

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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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Desautels Faculty of Music

An operatic exploration of the heart of the Red River Métis

November 23, 2023 — 
An innovative Manitoba opera featuring a number of Desautels Faculty of Music alumni becomes the world's first Métis opera.

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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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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Breaking the silence on Métis research

November 8, 2023 — 
PhD research gives voice to scholars, methodologies

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