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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Inuit teens explore health careers at U of M

August 30, 2019 — 
Grade 11 student Carmello Swan has been interested in a health-related career for over a year, a passion that was further confirmed after a visit to the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences this summer. On Aug. 15, the Windsor Park Collegiate student was one of three Winnipeg-based Inuit teens who visited Bannatyne Campus as part of Manitoba Inuit Association’s (MIA) Inuit Education Connections Program.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Residential school survivor shares story at Witness Blanket opening

August 29, 2019 — 
The Witness Blanket exhibition documents the impact of residential schools through objects reclaimed from the residential schools, band offices, communities, churches, government and other traditional and cultural structures

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Indigenous Homecoming celebrates alumni achievements through a living library

August 28, 2019 — 
Alumni Carla Taylor is one of five guests for Indigenous Homecoming this year

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2019 Indigenous Summer Student Internship participants.

Human Resources

Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program offers valuable experience

August 26, 2019 — 
The internship program provides an opportunity for Indigenous students to work in various positions in faculties and units at both the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Powwow Practice Group

August 23, 2019 — 
Powwow dances are beautiful expressions of Indigenous spirituality, history and culture. Join us this fall/winter for powwow practice group!


Extended Education

Students on the Path 2 Math

August 23, 2019 — 
Supported by the U of M Indigenous Initiatives Fund, the idea is for new U of M students to build their math skills and connect with some of their peers and instructors, so they are prepared to begin their studies with confidence, says Emily McKinnon.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

The Witness Blanket @ Bannatyne exhibition opens August 22

August 21, 2019 — 
The Witness Blanket, a large scale art installation created by master carver Carey Newman which documents the impact of residential schools, is coming to Bannatyne Campus.  


Administration Building

Office of Sustainability

U of M to host United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Youth Training Day

August 16, 2019 — 
This unique opportunity will provide students with training to increase their understanding of the United Nations’ 17 SDGs and empower them to take action on issues such as sustainable development, poverty, education, inequality and climate change

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Indigenous students in Migizii Agamik


Neechiwaken celebrates 10 years of creating friendship

August 15, 2019 — 
The term Neechiwaken, meaning friend in Cree, is at the core of the mentorship program that aims to assist Indigenous students navigate their first year of university

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Statements in Response to Vandalism at NCTR

August 14, 2019 — 
"I am deeply troubled to learn that on Monday, staff at the NCTR discovered evidence of intentional vandalism"

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