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Indigenous News Archive


Statement on Indigenous Identity

November 30, 2021 — 
A message from President Michael Benarroch and Catherine Cook, Vice-President (Indigenous)

Dr. Cary Miller appointed as Associate Vice-President (Indigenous) Scholarship, Research and Curriculum

Dr. Cary Miller appointed as Associate Vice-President (Indigenous) Scholarship, Research and Curriculum

October 27, 2021 — 
Indigenous scholar, mentor and educator begins new role Nov. 1

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Rally participants hold up signs and wear orange shirts as they march in support of residential school survivors and the families of missing and murdered Indigenous children in Winnipeg on. July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mike Sudoma

Faculty of Arts

Ignore debaters and denialists, Canada’s treatment of Indigenous Peoples fits the definition of genocide

October 26, 2021 — 
A better understanding of what most genocide scholars believe can help people understand how Canada’s Indian Residential School system fits with definitions of genocide

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7 WXN Women's Top 100 winners photos: Top row (L-R): Dr. Patricia Birk, Dr. Tracie Afifi, Dr. Melanie Morris, Dr. Janice Ristock. Second row: Melanie MacKinnon, Dr. Tina Chen, Dr. Joanne Embree.

Seven professors named Most Powerful Women in Canada

October 25, 2021 — 
Read the inspiring stories of this year's recipients

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Melanie MacKinnon [BN/96]

Research and International

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Melanie MacKinnon

October 25, 2021 — 
Healthcare innovator whose leadership has helped save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Headshot of Dr. Heather Dean.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Renowned children’s diabetes researcher wins international prize

October 18, 2021 — 
Dr. Heather Dean, professor emeritus of pediatrics and child health in the Max Rady College of Medicine, has been awarded the 2021 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine.

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Gabrielle Fontaine, graduate student

CBC: Anishinaabe U of M student building portable device to detect breast cancer earlier

October 18, 2021 — 
Device designed to be easy to use so there's no need for people to go to doctor to be diagnosed

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Chairs sit empty before Spring Convocation 2019 begins

Honorary degrees bestowed upon exceptional individuals at Fall Convocation 2021

October 13, 2021 — 
Convocation ceremonies at the University of Manitoba celebrate new graduates as well as bestow honorary degrees upon exceptional individuals who have achieved pre-eminence in the advancement of science, culture, scholarship and leadership

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Artwork by Marcus Gosse from a video created for Orange Shirt Day 2021.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nursing students hold moving Orange Shirt Day virtual event

September 29, 2021 — 
Over 80 students, faculty, staff and guests attended an emotional 80-minute virtual ceremony held by the Nursing Students’ Association (NSA) and College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences to mark Every Child Matters – Orange Shirt Day on Sept. 29

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Faculty of Law's new Indigenous Student Support Coordinator, Marc Kruse

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law introduces new Indigenous Student Support Coordinator

September 29, 2021 — 
This fall, the Faculty of Law welcomed back alumnus Marc Kruse [JD/2015] to fill the role of Indigenous Student Support Coordinator, recently vacated by the retirement of long-time instructor, Wendy Whitecloud. In addition to providing programming and supports for Indigenous students at Robson Hall, he will be responsible for supplying the Faculty with opportunities and initiatives in Indigenizing the curriculum.

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