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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

July 28, 2021 — 
NCTR and UM initiatives to recognize significance and unfinished business of the treaties

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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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Top 10 recommended media list from Indigenous community at UM

June 16, 2021 — 
As part of National Indigenous History Month, engaging with Indigenous media can be an active step towards reconciliation

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University sign Fort Garry campus

Research funding supports BIG ideas

June 15, 2021 — 
Dozens of research projects have received over $6.5 million in funding to support research excellence in the social sciences, humanities, natural sciences and engineering fields

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Red and orange graphic with text overlaid over image of Bentwood Box. Text reads Honouring and preserving residential school truths for all time, for all of Canada. NCTR.ca

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NCTR launches a new website and archive database – nctr.ca

March 29, 2021 — 
Multiple resources for all of Canada to learn and create educational programs and reconciliation initiatives

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Tier building outside

President’s message on becoming an anti-racist community

March 22, 2021 — 
'Our commitment must be to closely examine our past, current, and future actions to ensure that we are working towards the dismantling of racism in all its forms'

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Our shared future: two alumni behind important new book

July 29, 2020 — 
"Our Shared Future" contains contributions from some of Canada's leading scholars and leaders in positive reconciliation

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Cover of Indigenous Writes by Chelsea Vowel, author photo

New book club encourages conversations of anti-racism, decolonization and reconciliation

October 7, 2019 — 
Unsettling Ideas originally launched in Regina, Saskatchewan in 2016. It received consistent interest, and now, the book club will host meetings at the U of M and in the Winnipeg community.

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Exterior of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge

UM to establish university-wide Indigenous leadership structure

October 2, 2019 — 
Vice-President (Indigenous) position has been approved as first step

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