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Indigenous News Archive


From Pandemic to Endemic: What does the future hold?

September 15, 2021 — 
President Benarroch speaks with local thought-leaders at this engaging Homecoming 2021 event

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Notes from an alumna auntie

September 8, 2021 — 
Alumna Sonya Ballantyne offers tips for Indigenous UM students

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Dr. Brian Rice


Mohawk scholar believes experiential learning provides a deeper appreciation for the land

September 7, 2021 — 
Dr. Brian Rice's relationship to learning was transformed while completing his dissertation on the land

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Med student, Indigenous and inclusion advocate recognized by Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

September 3, 2021 — 
Max Rady College of Medicine student Jayelle Friesen-Enns has received a Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) award honouring second-year medical students who demonstrate community leadership, superior communication skills and interest in advancing knowledge

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The turtle, where sacred fires were lit in front of the NCTR

UM will recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 1, 2021 — 
A message from President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Michael Benarroch; Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook; and National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Executive Director Stephanie Scott

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CBC: Record number of Indigenous students begin med school at University of Manitoba

August 26, 2021 — 
17 of 110 students in Class of 2025 self-identify as Indigenous

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Fort Garry campus.

Bettering our land: A call to action against injustice

August 19, 2021 — 
Students, faculty, support staff, administration, and Indigenous Elders shared their own aspirations and call to actions to move the community towards a better direction


Conference with First Nations Chiefs during Manitoba-First Nations Treaty, 1871. // Glenbow Archives NA-1406-72

UM commemorates 150th anniversaries of Treaty 1 and Treaty 2

August 19, 2021 — 
NCTR, in partnership with the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) at UM, will host: A Discussion on Treaties on Aug. 24

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Elders and Survivors participated in the Land Blessing Ceremony on Aug. 12.

Land Blessing Ceremony held for the future home of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

August 16, 2021 — 
The first step in envisioning the new permanent home for the NCTR

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Carved by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, the TRC Bentwood Box is a lasting tribute to all Indian Residential School Survivors. The box travelled with the TRC to all of its official events.

Truth before reconciliation: 8 ways to identify and confront Residential School denialism

August 10, 2021 — 
In its 2015 final report, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was clear: “Without truth … there can be no genuine reconciliation.”


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