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Indigenous Scholar Dr. Dan Henhawk


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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Branimir Boulder in SK

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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Adam Lakusta photo

Faculty of Law

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.


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


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.


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.


Research and International

Lessons on Loss

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




‘Almost every resource imaginable’

July 7, 2020 — 
Qualico Bridge to Success program supports first-year Indigenous student success

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Victoria Tauli Corpuz, - United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

Faculty of Law

Conference report demystifies how to implement UN Indigenous rights declaration

June 30, 2020 — 
Practical examples of how Indigenous peoples around the world are breathing life into the carefully chosen words of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples are now available online. The Kiskinohamatowin report is based on a conference hosted by University of Manitoba Law Prof. Brenda Gunn and consultant Celeste McKay in 2019.

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