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Knowledge Keeper Kim Guimond sitting on a chair in her office.


Get to know ISC’s new Knowledge Keeper

March 15, 2023 — 
The Indigenous Student Centre is excited to welcome Knowledge Keeper Kimberly Guimond to the University of Manitoba community. Kim joins the university with a robust background as a teacher in her home community of Sagkeeng First Nation for 17 years; and as part of the Ojibwe Bilingual Program at Riverbend Community School.

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Two Two-Spirit leaders posing for a photo at an event.


Making Space for Two-Spirit Students, Staff and Faculty

March 9, 2023 — 
Two-Spirit talking and sharing circles are held every second Tuesday to help build community on campus for 2S/LGBTQQPIA+ students, staff and faculty.

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Stephanie Scott stands outside and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation is in the background.

Winnipeg Free Press: Indigenous women lead the way at NCTR

March 8, 2023 — 
An International Women's Day focused special insert in the Winnipeg Free Press shared a story about Stephanie Scott, executive director at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, and Brenda Gunn, academic and research director at the NCTR.

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Combined images of Reclaiming Anishnaabe Law book cover and law professor Leo Baskatawang

Faculty of Law

Reclaiming Anishinaabe Law

March 7, 2023 — 
The publication of a first book is a rite of passage for many academics but making it accessible to the general public is a very generous and sincere way to share knowledge. Dr. Leo Baskatawang will meet that milestone of his academic career when the University of Manitoba Press releases his book Reclaiming Anishinaabe Law: Kinamaadiwin Inaakonigewin and the Treaty Right to Education on March 31, 2023.

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Brenda Longclaws and Linda Williams stand in the atrium of the Helen Glass Centre for Nursing.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Knowledge Keepers bring wealth of experience to College of Nursing

March 3, 2023 — 
For UM alumni Brenda Longclaws and Linda Williams, being a Knowledge Keeper means bringing cultural and spiritual knowledge to students and educators who wish to incorporate more of an Indigenous perspective into their programming.

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Cover of RadyUM magazine showing the new mural in the Brodie Centre.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New issue of RadyUM magazine highlights Indigenous impact

February 17, 2023 — 
The vibrant mural painted by Indigenous artist Blake Angeconeb on a towering wall in the Brodie Centre is featured on the cover of the latest issue of RadyUM magazine.

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Dr. Marcia Anderson and Dr. Jillian Waruk stand at the podium at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Community governance essential for Manitoba’s race-based health data, speakers say

February 10, 2023 — 
BIPOC communities must have governance over race-based health data when Shared Health starts collecting it at hospitals, experts said at a community discussion event.

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Human Resources

Faculties and units can participate in the 2023 Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program

February 7, 2023 — 
Submit funding applications by Feb. 22

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Icebergs and breaking ice with setting sun in the distance.

Faculty of Arts

Former Iqaluit mayor to speak at 2023 J.W. Dafoe Political Studies Students’ Conference

February 1, 2023 — 
The 2023 J. W. Dafoe Political Studies Students' Conference (PSSC) runs February 1st and 2nd. This year's theme is The Arctic is Hot. The conference includes a student debate, panel discussions with various experts and the Paul Buteux Memorial Lecture featuring Ms. Madeleine Redfern. 

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Honouring our Indigenous Campus Community: Call for Nominations

January 31, 2023 — 
Nominations for 'Honouring Our Indigenous Campus Community' (formerly the Indigenous Awards of Excellence) are now open

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