indigenous achievement News Archive
January 11, 2022 —
Proposals are now being accepted for the Indigenous Initiatives Fund
July 22, 2021 —
Her father immigrated from Scotland in the 1950s and met her mother, a residential school Survivor. And after Kydd was born the family moved north to run a general store on an island near Misko-ziibiing (Bloodvein First Nation).
June 23, 2021 —
Indigenous-focused projects underway across UM campuses
June 18, 2021 —
Congratulations to Dr. Marcia Anderson, Vice-Dean, Indigenous Health and Executive Director, Indigenous Academic Affairs, Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences on receiving the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s 2021 Dr. Thomas Dignan Indigenous Health Award.
June 15, 2021 —
A message from the President and Vice-President (Indigenous)
May 20, 2021 —
Congratulations to vice-president (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook [MD/87, MSc/03], Faculty of Arts student Justin Langan and alumna Nahanni Fontaine [MA/01], who have received 2021 Indspire Awards – the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own people
May 3, 2021 —
Indigenous campus community celebrated graduates virtually on May 8
December 5, 2020 —
Noah Bartlett, a first-year student at the Asper School of Business, is in his kitchen getting ready for a virtual interview in between his online classes at the University of Manitoba “It’s both fun and a challenge,” jokes Bartlett. “I’m pretty grateful that classes are still going on and that I am able to pursue university.” Of French-Métis decent and born in Winnipeg on Treaty 1 land, Bartlett is the 2020 recipient of the Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP) Scholarship, an award valued up to $5,000. It’s given to an Indigenous high school student entering the Asper School of Business who demonstrates a combination of academic excellence and community involvement. Bartlett shined in his application with a high GPA, participation in extra curriculars, and a commitment to his community.
November 5, 2020 —
2020 DFOM graduate Julia Davis chose the path less traveled, and picked up endless awards along the way.
July 23, 2020 —
The University of Manitoba is celebrating four exceptional Indigenous leaders who recently retired after years as teachers, mentors and leaders: Brenda Lafreniere, Carl Stone, Fred Shore and Noreen Wichart.