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Indigenous Scholar Réal Carrière

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Centering Indigenous knowledges in politics and governance

August 13, 2020 — 
Cree-Métis scholar blends his traditional upbringing with political science

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Indigenous Scholar Dr. Dan Henhawk

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Indigenous Scholar decolonizes sport by returning to a land-based way of learning

August 11, 2020 — 
Dr. Dan Henhawk's research incorporates recreation and sport with land-based education

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UM team and partners are selected as finalist for Food System Vision Prize

August 10, 2020 — 
UM experts bolstered a project that will help to decolonize food systems, and it was selected as a Top 10 Finalist for the Food System Vision Prize.

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Winning essay came from the heart – and a deep sense of justice

August 7, 2020 — 
A less-than-perfect mark on a paper doesn't mean you should give up on the idea, second-year law student Adam Lakusta discovered this year. Despite getting a B on his Issues in Law and Bio Ethics class term paper, hearing a talk from a visiting scholar inspired him to revise the paper and submit it anyway to the Canadian Bar Association Intellectual Property Section's annual law student essay competition. His essay won.

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Lake Winnipeg in northern Manitoba

Muddied waters

August 7, 2020 — 
Lake Winnipeg is dying and Indigenous communities and researchers supporting them have responded.

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Exterior of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge

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Four Indigenous retirees leave lasting impact on campus

July 23, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is celebrating four exceptional Indigenous leaders who recently retired after years as teachers, mentors and leaders: Brenda Lafreniere, Carl Stone, Fred Shore and Noreen Wichart.

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Indigenous architecture student Reanna Merasty and colleague presenting in front of a power point.

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A glimpse into the work of Indigenous students receiving national funding

July 23, 2020 — 
Indigenous student research receives national funding.

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Note on the passing of Elder Stella Blackbird

July 21, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba community is saddened to hear that Elder Stella Blackbird, LL.D., from Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation, passed away on June 27, 2020.

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Nine Order of Manitoba recipients have UM connections

July 15, 2020 — 
The Province of Manitoba announced today that 12 entrepreneurs, educators and Indigenous leaders have been named to the Order of Manitoba, the province’s highest honour. Nine of these 12 distinguished recipients are individuals who are associated with the University of Manitoba.

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Research and International

Lessons on Loss

July 13, 2020 — 
When losses are buried under more losses, how do you even begin to grieve?

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