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Mawachihitotaak 2022 logo with Métis flower and sash elements.

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2022 Indigenous Initiatives Fund (IIF) recipients

June 8, 2022 — 
The Indigenous Initiatives Fund (IIF) is open to faculties, schools, colleges, libraries administrative units and, new to 2022, student groups. These funds support unit-based projects that advance the Indigenous achievement and engagement goals as stated in Our Shared Future: Building on our Strategic Plan.

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Reconnecting with the Métis culture

February 22, 2022 — 
As one of three distinct Indigenous groups in Canada, the Métis people face a specific set of challenges that are unique to them.

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The Metis sash on the statue of Louis Riel at UM

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Celebrating Louis Riel Day: Our Way

February 11, 2022 — 
Sharing how we can all participate in our own ways to honour Louis Riel and celebrate the Métis Nation

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CBC: Record number of Indigenous students begin med school at University of Manitoba

August 26, 2021 — 
17 of 110 students in Class of 2025 self-identify as Indigenous

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Wpg Free Press: Volleyball coach nets awards

April 8, 2021 — 
Menzies coached Manitoba at the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) in Toronto, and at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, where she helped guide the women’s volleyball team to a gold medal

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

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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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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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Music alumna Julie Lumsden

Music alumna finds ways to showcase talent, explore Métis heritage during pandemic

February 12, 2021 — 
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work and play, Desautels Faculty of Music alumna and rising star Julie Lumsden [BMus(Perf)/15] has continued to find ways to showcase her talent and explore her Métis heritage

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Louis Riel statue in front of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge

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Honouring the Founding Father of Manitoba

February 10, 2021 — 
A Louis Riel Day message from Dr. Catherine Cook, Vice-President (Indigenous)

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On Feb. 17, 2017, the Métis flag will be raised at University Centre at 10:30 a.m.

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Honour Louis Riel Day by plugging into upcoming Métis virtual events

February 9, 2021 — 
Whether you are looking to get more active, or are eager to learn more about Métis history, there’s a virtual event for you from now through March

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