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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Powwow Practice Group

August 23, 2019 — 
Powwow dances are beautiful expressions of Indigenous spirituality, history and culture. Join us this fall/winter for powwow practice group!

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

The Witness Blanket @ Bannatyne exhibition opens August 22

August 21, 2019 — 
The Witness Blanket, a large scale art installation created by master carver Carey Newman which documents the impact of residential schools, is coming to Bannatyne Campus.  

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Administration Building

Office of Sustainability

U of M to host United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Youth Training Day

August 16, 2019 — 
This unique opportunity will provide students with training to increase their understanding of the United Nations’ 17 SDGs and empower them to take action on issues such as sustainable development, poverty, education, inequality and climate change

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Indigenous students in Migizii Agamik

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Neechiwaken celebrates 10 years of creating friendship

August 15, 2019 — 
The term Neechiwaken, meaning friend in Cree, is at the core of the mentorship program that aims to assist Indigenous students navigate their first year of university

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Statements in Response to Vandalism at NCTR

August 14, 2019 — 
"I am deeply troubled to learn that on Monday, staff at the NCTR discovered evidence of intentional vandalism"

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ICE Students on campus

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Indigenous Circle of Empowerment builds leadership and creates community

August 1, 2019 — 
Indigenous Circle of Empowerment Applications are now open.

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Sunset image from iStock.

Research and International

A critical lens on legal reconciliation

July 15, 2019 — 
Dr. Jeremy Patzer credits his early interest in law, in part, to a duck

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Grandmother-in-Residence Lorraine Cameron-Munro and a student at the 30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow in May.

President’s message on National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 19, 2019 — 
'As a community, we celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day, honouring the rich histories, cultures and traditions, as well as the many contributions, of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples of Turtle Island'

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DueNorth co-founders Jared Kozak (left) and James Warren (right).

Asper School of Business

Asper student Jared Kozak on finding your niche as an Indigenous programmer

June 19, 2019 — 
Asper undergraduate student Jared Kozak started working with technology in high school, when he offered to build a system to book tutors for his school district’s peer tutoring program. Kozak started to get a hang of building and the system began to shape up. It was then that Kozak realized he had a real interest for programming.

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A photo from circa 1916-17 showing the construction of the aqueduct that brought Shoal Lake water to Winnipeg. (Supplied photo)

Op-ed: The strike, Shoal Lake and Indigenous dispossession

June 18, 2019 — 
The Winnipeg General Strike and the arrival of Shoal Lake water in Winnipeg taps occurred at the same time, and in the same place, and are part of a larger story of Indigenous dispossession.

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