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

Stephanie Scott appointed Executive Director of NCTR

March 10, 2021 — 
Appointment marks the beginning of a critical new phase for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation


Riding a bike in the winter isn't that difficult but you need to dress properly


Maaschiitak (Let’s Move) challenge returns by popular demand

March 4, 2021 — 
Métis community on campus encourages you to get moving.

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Melanie MacKinnon and Dr. Marcia Anderson

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Transformative work in real time’

March 3, 2021 — 
Long-standing collaborative relationships between a University of Manitoba health institute and Indigenous communities laid the groundwork for UM to support a First Nations-led response to COVID-19, two health leaders said in a recent keynote address.

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Métis artist and scholar Katherine Boyer


Métis artist and assistant professor uses her craft to give back what she has learned

March 3, 2021 — 
School of Art assistant professor continues learning as an artist to pass on knowledge as an educator

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The NCTR is restructuring its archives, including many historical Indigenous images

NCTR reimagines what its archives can be, and do

March 3, 2021 — 
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) undertakes a project to restructure and decolonize its data

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Photo shPhoto shows empty seats inside the House of Commons. // Image from Parliament of Canada/Facebook.

Canstar: U of M student to be Daughter of the Vote

March 2, 2021 — 
'International Women’s Day will take on new meaning for a University of Manitoba student who is attending a virtual conference aimed at getting more women interested in politics'

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Emerging Themes in Indigenous Business, March 18 to 19, 2021. Register before Friday, March 12, 2021.

Asper School of Business

Asper School hosts international research conference on emerging themes in Indigenous Business

February 26, 2021 — 
The Asper School of Business and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute will be holding an international  conference designed to encourage and present research that deepens our knowledge of Indigenous matters within the context of management studies

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March 2021 UM Virtual Community Events

February 26, 2021 — 
Discover UM’s wide range of Virtual Community Events in March that are open to all.

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Christine Cyr, Associate Vice-President Indigenous - Students, Community and Cultural Integration

Christine Cyr appointed Associate Vice-President Indigenous – Students, Community and Cultural Integration

February 24, 2021 — 
New role to develop and implement transformative programs and services across campus

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A water bottle sits on the table in front of Chief and NDP candidate Rudy Turtle during a visit by NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on Oct. 5, 2019 on the Grassy Narrows First Nation, where industrial mercury poisoning in its water system has seriously affected the health of the community. // THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

A sin tax on sugary drinks unfairly targets Indigenous communities instead of improving health

February 22, 2021 — 
'Imposing a sugary beverage tax on Indigenous consumers would be unethical, contravene tax law and undermine Indigenous rights to self-determination'

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