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Ongomiizwin Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing News Archive

Six youths dance while three people play fiddles and one man plays guitar.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Multiple generations celebrate Indigenous Culture on NIPD

June 26, 2023 — 
People of all ages filled Brodie atrium on June 21 to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

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Two Two-Spirit leaders posing for a photo at an event.


Making Space for Two-Spirit Students, Staff and Faculty

March 9, 2023 — 
Two-Spirit talking and sharing circles are held every second Tuesday to help build community on campus for 2S/LGBTQQPIA+ students, staff and faculty.

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Dr. Marcia Anderson and Dr. Jillian Waruk stand at the podium at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Community governance essential for Manitoba’s race-based health data, speakers say

February 10, 2023 — 
BIPOC communities must have governance over race-based health data when Shared Health starts collecting it at hospitals, experts said at a community discussion event.

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Xray of hands deformed by rheumatoid arthritis.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Patient and community engagement essential to Indigenous health research: speakers

December 7, 2022 — 
Keynote presentations at Indigenous Health Research Symposium highlight respectful research partnerships

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The faces of an Inuit mother and toddler are encircled by the fur of her parka hood.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Relationships central to symposium on Indigenous health research

November 15, 2022 — 
This year’s UM Indigenous Health Research Symposium, hosted by Ongomiizwin -- Research, takes place Nov. 16 and 17 in an all-virtual format.

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Blake Angeconeb stands in front of the mural he painted.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New mural brings thunderbirds to Brodie atrium

October 13, 2022 — 
Blake Angeconeb looked up towards the brightly coloured mural he painted and a smile crossed his face.

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Stethoscope and globe

Research and International

Four new Fellows from UM join the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

September 2, 2022 — 
Fellows recognized by peers for actionable solutions to complex health challenges

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Group photo of people wrapped in star blankets.


Sixth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrates 2021 and 2022 recipients in-person

June 22, 2022 — 
Each year, Indigenous Engagement and Communications, and the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) (OVPI) honours students, staff and faculty in the categories of community builder, trailblazer and outstanding achievement at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence

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The graduates each hold an eagle feather and wear a braided sweetgrass lapel pin.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Ongomiizwin celebrates medical grads, Elder Margaret Lavallee

June 9, 2022 — 
The group of new doctors stood before the audience and smiled proudly. Each held an eagle feather and wore a braided sweetgrass lapel pin

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Melanie MacKinnon [BN/96]

Indigenous achievers to be honoured at the Indspire Awards

May 17, 2022 — 
Melanie MacKinnon recognized with Indspire Health Award

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