indigenous achievement News Archive
September 11, 2023 —
Indigenous Homecoming is a time to connect and re-connect with UM Indigenous alumni. This year's Indigenous Alumni Connect event will feature a living library - an opportunity to hear the stories of celebrated UM alums who are making a difference in the community – good food and guided walking tours.
June 29, 2023 —
Dr. Catherine Cook speaks to the Winnipeg Free Press about being granted the prestigious 2023 Vanier Medal after 35 years of exceptional service in Indigenous health care and public policy.
June 23, 2023 —
2023 UM graduate, Tyrell Bird, speaks to Matt Galloway on the CBC's The Current about his journey, his inspiration and drive to become a teacher, his poetry and music.
Indigenous students, staff and faculty are celebrated at the 2023 Honouring Our Indigenous Campus Community recognition ceremony
June 20, 2023 —
Members and allies of the Indigenous campus community at the University of Manitoba gathered today to celebrate 10 outstanding students, staff and faculty at the 2023 Honouring Our Indigenous Campus Community recognition ceremony. Each year, Indigenous Engagement and Communications and the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) recognize the efforts and achievements of the inspiring people that are working to make the University a better place.
January 6, 2023 —
On October 26, the Elizabeth Dafoe Library unveiled “Skoden & Stoodis,” the latest art piece by renowned Métis artist Val Vint. Located on 1st Floor of the Elizabeth Dafoe Library at the Fort Garry campus, “Skoden & Stoodis,” echoes Vint’s previous work “Chi-kishkayhitamihk si te li neu Biizon” (“Education is the New Bison”), a 12-foot steel sculpture constructed out of 200 steel replicas of books and other articles by Indigenous authors, currently on display at the Forks.
December 2, 2022 —
On November 17, students from the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic attended the Visionary Indigenous Business Excellence (VIBE) Awards at the RBC Convention Centre.
November 10, 2022 —
A partnership between UM and the Mastercard Foundation’s EleV program will support thousands of Indigenous young people on their postsecondary journey
November 10, 2022 —
Qualico pledged another $1 million for programming and supports to help ensure the university transition is smooth for Indigenous students joining UM.
May 4, 2022 —
New Indigenous Senator positions narrow the gap in UM leadership