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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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Chauntel Dyck standing in a field.

Faculty of Arts

Meet the 2020 Faculty of Arts Gold Medal Recipients

June 26, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Arts is pleased to present the 2020 academic medal winners. Their achievements are recognized in the Spring 2020 virtual convocation ceremony.

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Asper School of Business

Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship Small Business Award Competition

June 2, 2020 — 
The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship (SCCE) hosted a new competition for University of Manitoba students asking them to nominate their favourite Manitoba small business.

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Cary Miller, Native Studies Department Head

Faculty of Arts

Summer Institute on Literacy in Indigenous Content open to UM faculty and staff

May 15, 2020 — 
This summer, University of Manitoba faculty and staff have the opportunity to explore the cultural and historical context of Indigenous peoples in Manitoba and across Canada – virtually - in the Summer Institute on Literacy in Indigenous Content.

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Cary Miller, Native Studies Department Head

Faculty of Arts

Indigenization and reconciliation the focus of new drop in series

November 6, 2019 — 
Are you looking to add Indigenous perspectives to your work, but don’t know where or how to start?

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Faculty of Arts

Wpg. Free Press: Niigaan Sinclair named peace educator of year

October 9, 2019 — 
University of Manitoba associate professor (and Winnipeg Free Press columnist) Niigaan Sinclair has been named peace educator of the year by a bi-national network of educators, academics and peace activists

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Debra Jonasson-Young, director of the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship, and Keegan Slijker, founder and head coach of FItness Up North

Alumni

Finding their spark

June 28, 2019 — 
Students & alumni thrive under Stu Clark’s legacy and continued leadership

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Faculty of Arts

Arts undergrads gather to share research

April 12, 2019 — 
On March 28, 2019, 24 Arts undergraduate students proudly presented their research projects at the 7th annual Arts Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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A lifelong learner of the Cree language, Indigenous scholar publishes his first book

January 17, 2019 — 
First to obtain a PhD from his nation, Dr. Dallas Hunt also welcomes his first book, Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock.

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Members of Begade Shutagot’ine, a small community of a few hundred people living in and around Tulita (formerly Fort Norman), on the Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories, have their story documented by Native Studies professor Peter Kulchyski in his book, A Report of an Inquiry into an Injustice. The Begade Shutagot’ine are the continued owners of the land and Kulchyski bears eloquent witness to the Begade Shutagot’ine people’s two-decade struggle for land rights, which have been ignored by federal and territorial authorities.

Top 5 2018 University of Manitoba Press Books

December 17, 2018 — 
U of M Press picks some of its favourite titles from 2018, and you have a chance to win one of them

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