Indigenous News Archive
August 9, 2023 —
The Indigenous Circle of Empowerment (ICE) is a student leadership development program rooted in culture and focused on personal, educational, and professional development, and community engagement. It provides a diverse range of activities, including conversations with esteemed Indigenous leaders, professional development, learning from Elders and Knowledge Keepers, and collaborative team capstone projects.
July 5, 2023 —
A new report providing progress on University-wide efforts to create a culturally safe work and learning environment for Indigenous staff, students, faculty and guests; expand Indigenous leadership; and foster relationships with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities is now available on the UM website.
June 28, 2023 —
Congratulations to Julia Florek Turcan, Academic Advisor/Cohort Advisor in the Faculty of Social Work, who has been awarded the 2023 Advising Excellence Award.
June 27, 2023 —
April 14 marked an exciting day for educators as Manitoba grew one step closer to making our province a global centre for Indigenous education, research, languages and cultures. Signatories of the Manitoba Collaborative Indigenous Education Blueprint—an unprecedented, collective effort to advance 10 education-related commitments informed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action—were joined by the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre, as well as the Province of Manitoba Advanced Education and Training, and Education and Early Childhood Learning departments.
June 26, 2023 —
People of all ages filled Brodie atrium on June 21 to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
June 23, 2023 —
The Blankstein Momentum Program, offered by the Indigenous Student Centre, connects Indigenous students to UM resources they may not have known of or actively sought out on their own. Momentum uses a holistic approach that includes biweekly workshops (September – March), advisor meetings, access to tutors, group activities and cultural/spiritual care.
June 21, 2023 —
Qualico Bridge to Success Program offers spiritual, mental, emotional and academic support to Indigenous students as they strive for success.
June 21, 2023 —
At the Asper School of Business, First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, alumni and colleagues are leaders in pursuing economic reconciliation for Indigenous peoples, as entrepreneurs, educators, accountants, analysts and more.
June 20, 2023 —
A research project that aims to bring Indigenous-friendly technology solutions to Elders in a Manitoba First Nation has received approximately $50,000 in funding from AGE-WELL, a Canadian technology and aging network, and the Canadian Frailty Network.
Indigenous students, staff and faculty are celebrated at the 2023 Honouring Our Indigenous Campus Community recognition ceremony
June 20, 2023 —
Members and allies of the Indigenous campus community at the University of Manitoba gathered today to celebrate 10 outstanding students, staff and faculty at the 2023 Honouring Our Indigenous Campus Community recognition ceremony. Each year, Indigenous Engagement and Communications and the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) recognize the efforts and achievements of the inspiring people that are working to make the University a better place.