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Announcing the Recipients of the 2019 Awards for Canadian Visual Artists and Curators

October 18, 2019 — 
Bachelor of Fine Arts student Annie Beach and alumna Niamh Dooley [BFA (Hons)/17] from the University of Manitoba were announced on Oct. 17 as two of the recipients of the Hnatyshyn Foundation Awards for Canadian Visual Artists

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inspiring next generation of Indigenous health-care professionals

October 15, 2019 — 
Maximus Sandberg stood in the middle of the Pinaymootang School gym holding a stack of pamphlets and papers he planned to take home and read. The Grade 12 student had just visited the 10 booths that were part of the health-care professions career fair held on Pinaymootang First Nation on September 24.

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Cover of Indigenous Writes by Chelsea Vowel, author photo

New book club encourages conversations of anti-racism, decolonization and reconciliation

October 7, 2019 — 
Unsettling Ideas originally launched in Regina, Saskatchewan in 2016. It received consistent interest, and now, the book club will host meetings at the U of M and in the Winnipeg community.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Hundreds walk in solidarity for Orange Shirt Day

October 4, 2019 — 
Over 200 people, including students, staff and faculty from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Education, dressed in orange and walked in solidarity for those affected by Canada’s residential school system.

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Students

Join the post-secondary team, learn from the land

October 3, 2019 — 
The Land and Water program brings together R. B. Russell Vocational High School students with a post-secondary team to engage in Indigenous land-based programming.

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Exterior of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge

UM to establish university-wide Indigenous leadership structure

October 2, 2019 — 
Vice-President (Indigenous) position has been approved as first step

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National Memorial Registry cloth with names of Indigenous children

4,037 Indigenous children listed in Memorial Register

October 2, 2019 — 
Funded by Canadian Heritage through APTN, a cloth displaying the names of 2,800 Residential School students who never made it home was displayed during the deeply moving ceremony

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Food Systems Research Group

Do you want food system change on campus?

October 1, 2019 — 
To celebrate World Food Day at the University of Manitoba, the Food Systems Research Group, in collaboration with the Winnipeg Food Council, is holding a campus food system transformation workshop Oct 16. 

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Elder Phyllis Webstad at NCTR

President Barnard’s message on Orange Shirt Day

September 26, 2019 — 
Our University is committed to and engaged in the process of advancing reconciliation – a journey that is progressing, but far from over

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The Keystone Professional: University of Manitoba’s Design Build Collaboration with Shoal Lake 40

September 24, 2019 — 
Eleven students from the two faculties had the unique opportunity to work with Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, an Indigenous community located on Shoal Lake at the Manitoba and Ontario border to collaboratively design and build a feasting pavilion that acts as a place of celebration and memorial, a project chosen by the community

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