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Faculty of Arts

Can we measure reconciliation?

October 4, 2021 — 
On the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, UM researcher Dr. Katherine Starzyk spoke about The Canadian Reconciliation Barometer project on The Decibel podcast by The Globe and Mail.

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The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) unveils a new Survivors’ Flag to mark the first official National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation unveils Survivors’ Flag for Sept. 30

September 28, 2021 — 
Commemorative flag was created by Survivors to share their expression of remembrance with the broader public and to honour all residential school Survivors, families, and communities impacted by the residential school system in Canada

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The teepee at NCTR.

Indigenous

Exploring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation events

September 22, 2021 — 
UM community encouraged to listen, learn and reflect

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The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) announced its collaboration on Sept. 15 with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to produce a new broadcast special, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, in partnership with APTN, CBC/Radio-Canada, Insight Productions and Canadian Heritage.

Prime-time broadcast for the National Day For Truth and Reconciliation

September 15, 2021 — 
Will broadcast and stream live Thursday, Sept. 30 in French, English and multiple Indigenous languages

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The turtle, where sacred fires were lit in front of the NCTR

UM will recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 1, 2021 — 
A message from President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Michael Benarroch; Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook; and National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Executive Director Stephanie Scott

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Teepee at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, with text on image stating: Malcolm & Catherine Dewar Truth and Reconciliation Fellowship

‘Never forget how important your voice is’

August 25, 2021 — 
Alumni fund Reconciliation research for graduate students

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Conference with First Nations Chiefs during Manitoba-First Nations Treaty, 1871. // Glenbow Archives NA-1406-72

UM commemorates 150th anniversaries of Treaty 1 and Treaty 2

August 19, 2021 — 
NCTR, in partnership with the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) at UM, will host: A Discussion on Treaties on Aug. 24

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Elders and Survivors participated in the Land Blessing Ceremony on Aug. 12.

Land Blessing Ceremony held for the future home of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

August 16, 2021 — 
The first step in envisioning the new permanent home for the NCTR

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Janesca Kydd in her office

Meet Janesca Kydd, UM’s new top lawyer, dedicated to advancing Reconciliation

July 22, 2021 — 
Her father immigrated from Scotland in the 1950s and met her mother, a residential school Survivor. And after Kydd was born the family moved north to run a general store on an island near Misko-ziibiing (Bloodvein First Nation).

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President Michael Benarroch

A message from President Michael Benarroch on the recent discovery at Cowessess First Nation

June 25, 2021 — 
'This breaks my heart and reminds me of the responsibility I have, and that we all have to learn more and to support the process of Truth and Reconciliation and the Calls to Action'

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