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The Metis sash on the statue of Louis Riel at UM

Three UM students are recipients of MMF scholarships

February 14, 2020 — 
Nine post-secondary students are recipients of the first series of scholarships funded through the Manitoba Métis Federation, with three enrolled at the University of Manitoba.



UM community invited to celebrate Louis Riel Day

February 11, 2020 — 
In advance of the Louis Riel Day provincial holiday, the sixth annual Louis Riel Day celebration at the University of Manitoba will be held on Friday, Feb. 14 at Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge

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A tipi in front of Migizii Agamik building.


Indigenous Engagement launches new way to connect

February 10, 2020 — 
A new e-newsletter with an Indigenous focus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Fifty years of northern partnership celebrated at health gala

February 7, 2020 — 
Speaker Ovide Mercredi predicts health-care self-determination for Indigenous people as UM marks five decades of collaborative health service in the North

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Postmedia: Indigenous achievers to be honoured at the Indspire Awards in Ottawa

February 5, 2020 — 
As an advocate for Indigenous women, law student and Manitoba Métis Federation member, Alana Robert has worked to fight gender-based violence

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Untold stories’

February 3, 2020 — 
At an emotional ceremony on Jan. 31, a commemorative beaded quilt made to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls was unveiled at the entrance of the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library at Bannatyne campus

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Violinist playing.

Winter Community Events

January 28, 2020 — 
Discover events at the University of Manitoba this winter.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Upcoming symposium to focus on Indigenous voices in health research

January 21, 2020 — 
Ongomiizwin – Research, part of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences’ Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing, will host its seventh annual Indigenous Health Research Symposium, “Past, Present, Future: Telling Our Stories” on January 23 and 24 on Bannatyne Campus.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Ongomiizwin – Health Services to celebrate 50-year milestone

January 20, 2020 — 
Ongomiizwin, the Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its health services unit with a gala dinner and symposium

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Barthelemy Nirlungayuk from Kuugaaruk, Nunavut explaining that there is a fish weir

Faculty of Architecture

Designing Pathways

January 13, 2020 — 
Informing Indigenous Planning and Design within the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Architecture and beyond


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