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Indigenous Scholar Dr. Myrle Ballard

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Childhood passion becomes Indigenous scholar’s life-long research focus

October 20, 2020 — 
Dr. Myrle Ballard keeps land and her traditional language at the centre of her research

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Dr. Catherine Cook in Migizii Agamik

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Get to know Dr. Catherine Cook

October 13, 2020 — 
UM Today sat down with Dr. Catherine Cook to learn what she hopes to accomplish in her pivotal role as vice-president (Indigenous).

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Orange Shirt Day has been recognized at UM for several years. This photo is from the Orange Shirt Day ceremony in 2017.

President Benarroch’s message on Orange Shirt Day

September 29, 2020 — 
Orange Shirt Day is a national day of remembrance – a day to remember the horrendous history and ongoing intergenerational impacts of Residential Schools

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Kelsey Tonn

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing students renew Orange Shirt Day pledge through video

September 29, 2020 — 
Organizers of an annual Orange Shirt Day walk at the University of Manitoba were not going to let a pandemic stop them from honouring those affected by Canada’s residential school system in 2020.

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Orange shirt Day

Every Child Matters: Reconciliation Through Education is on September 30

September 29, 2020 — 
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) in collaboration with the Orange Shirt Day Society, today announced that it is on track to hold its largest-ever Reconciliation event, Every Child Matters: Reconciliation Through Education, with more than 350,000 students and teachers registered for the September 30 event.

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Fieldwork students and staff at the Pinaymootang Health Centre.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Projects explore dementia and frailty in First Nations communities

September 28, 2020 — 
Physical and occupational therapy students from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences put their skills to work this summer to help Elders and those with dementia, as well as caregivers, in First Nations communities.

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Aurora borealis.

UM scientists partner with Indigenous team to salvage valuable research

September 28, 2020 — 
Because of COVID-19, UM researchers working on projects in the coastal regions around James Bay have been unable to access some equipment and gather data. Fortunately, they were able to coordinate with Indigenous environmental technicians to collect biological samples so that the data record could be preserved.

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Image of a fire burning at night

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Fireside Chats to continue in virtual format

September 22, 2020 — 
Integral programming that highlights traditional teachings with Elders to continue online

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Pathways: The NCTR 5-Year Report

Pathways: The NCTR Five-Year Report

September 22, 2020 — 
A five-year report, titled Pathways: The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Five-Year Report, November 2014 to November 2019, reflects on the NCTR’s own journey and accomplishments, and is now available to the public.

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Alumna Diane Roussin

UM virtual living library features prominent Indigenous alumni

September 15, 2020 — 
UM is organizing a virtual living library event with influential Indigenous alumni that will allow “readers” to engage and interact with alumni as “living books” and learn from their journeys.

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