UM Today UM Today University of Manitoba UM Today UM Today UM Today

Ongomiizwin 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.

, , , ,

Two-Spirit Métis Elder Charlotte Nolin poses for a photo at an event.


Two-Spirit Métis Elder encourages community to choose love and acceptance

June 2, 2023 — 
Two-Spirit Elder Charlotte Nolin is an elder in residence at Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing at the University of Manitoba. She is an Indigenous person of Métis ancestry – Oji-Cree and French – a survivor of the “Sixties Scoop” and a member of the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community. Through her role with the University, Elder Nolin looks to her own journey to help others.  

, , , , , , ,

UM community mourns Jason Butchart

May 17, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba community was saddened by the news of Jason Butchart's passing on May 10, at the age of 54.

Grassroots care where it’s needed

May 10, 2023 — 
When considering the University of Manitoba’s impact on our province it can be hard to know where to start. There are so many stories and examples of how UM has improved and continues to improve the lives of Manitobans.

, , , ,

Dr. Marcia Anderson

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Canadian Press: Anti-racism policies in health care should be led by Indigenous staff: report

April 4, 2023 — 
As the Canadian Press reports: More Indigenous practitioners are needed to address systemic racism, but that can’t happen without a supportive education system that also envisions them in leadership roles, says a report commissioned by Health Canada and touted as the first comprehensive review of the health-care workforce.

, , ,

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.

, , ,

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty community marks National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

October 11, 2022 — 
Hundreds of people from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences community – and from across UM campuses – wore orange shirts on Sept. 29 and participated in events to mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

, , , ,

Text in white and yellow on blue background, with text reading Distinguished Alumni Awards: Congratulations, 2022 recipients!


2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards recipients revealed

June 15, 2022 — 
Meet the honourees for the upcoming September ceremony

, , , , , , , ,

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

, , , , , , , ,

Gabrielle Wilson smiles as she sits across from a student at a boardroom table.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Indigenous student mentorship program launches for Rady Faculty learners

October 29, 2021 — 
Ongomiizwin – Education has launched a mentorship program for Indigenous students in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences that will provide learners with a role model they can ask questions and turn to for advice

, , , , , , , ,

© University of Manitoba • Winnipeg, Manitoba • Canada • R3T 2N2

Emergency: 204-474-9341