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A tipi in front of Migizii Agamik building.

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Three Indigenous retirees reflect on their influential careers

June 11, 2021 — 
Audrey Richard, Dr. Wanda Wuttunee and Dr. Yvonne Pompana are all set for retirement this summer

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Red dresses hanging on display

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Remembering missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and Two-Spirit people

May 3, 2021 — 
May 5 is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit people

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Graphic by artist Gord Hill

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Graphic novel aims to educate K-12 learners on residential school history

March 24, 2021 — 
Sean Carleton will collaborate with the Native studies department, NCTR and the University of Manitoba Press to create a graphic novel on residential school history

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Indigenous Scholar Dr. Cary Miller

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Head of Native Studies wants to reframe discussions around power relationships in history

December 6, 2019 — 
Moving towards reconciliation is the driving force behind Dr. Cary Miller's work

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Wpg Free Press: U of M takes step to revitalize Indigenous languages

September 3, 2019 — 
'Indigenous languages are the best way for us to understand Indigenous cultures and communities'

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Noah Wilson (left) receiving an Indigenous Student Award of Excellence

Graduation Pow Wow Profile: Noah Wilson

April 30, 2019 — 
In addition to academic growth, the university experience is largely considered to be a time of immense personal development

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Graduation Pow Wow profile: Jenna Vandal

April 29, 2019 — 
A true advocate for the environment and Indigenous rights, student Jenna Vandal has always carved her own path

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The Louis Riel statute outside Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge.

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Indspire campus visit a soaring success

April 2, 2018 — 
More than 150 Indigenous students from schools in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and the Northwest Territories convened at the U of M as part of Indspire's Soaring: Indigenous Youth Empowerment Gathering

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Settler poster from Library and ARCHIVES CANADA

Globe and Mail: How the death of Colten Boushie allowed a myth to be told in court

February 14, 2018 — 
U of M professors dissect a story, told since settler's days, that was recast in court

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THE STATUE OF LOUIS RIEL, ADORNED WITH A SASH BY THE MÉTIS UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

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Louis Riel Day: Celebrating Métis inclusion on campus

February 13, 2018 — 
On Friday, February 16, the fourth-annual Louis Riel Day celebrations will take place at Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge, beginning at 11 a.m.

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