indigenous achievement News Archive
Representation Matters: Transforming UM Libraries Through Indigenous Art and Engagement
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.
Faculty of Law
Together, we can achieve
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.
Celebrating a Partnership for Change
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
Renewed support helps hundreds of new Indigenous students bridge the gap to post-secondary learning
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.
‘Weave us all together’
May 4, 2022 —
New Indigenous Senator positions narrow the gap in UM leadership
UM Today features Indigenous graduates
May 3, 2022 —
Learn the stories of Jesse McGregor and Taylor Tutkaluke
Law Makers program connects Indigenous high school and UM students
April 5, 2022 —
New Law Makers program combines social justice education with mentorship
Celebrating an innovative partnership between Mastercard Foundation and UM
February 8, 2022 —
New collaboration will transform Indigenous education now and into the future
Indigenous Initiatives Fund proposals now open
January 11, 2022 —
Proposals are now being accepted for the Indigenous Initiatives Fund
Meet Janesca Kydd, UM’s new top lawyer, dedicated to advancing Reconciliation
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).