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Winnipeg Free Press: First Nation files legal claim over 150-year-old Treaty 4

February 8, 2024 — 
First Nation files legal claim over 150-year-old Treaty 4

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Spirit of the Bison media coverage

February 5, 2024 — 
Spirit of the Bison media coverage

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The NCTR building lit orange for National Truth and Reconciliation Day

Faculty of Arts

CTV Winnipeg: Awareness of residential school harms has increased, but more reconciliation work needed: report

December 13, 2023 — 
Awareness of residential school harms has increased, but more reconciliation work needed: report

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Faculty of Arts

Global News Calgary: Calgary prayer breakfast hears anti-LGBTQ2 rhetoric, residential school denialism

October 23, 2023 — 
Calgary prayer breakfast hears anti-LGBTQ2 rhetoric, residential school denialism

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Event organizers and panellists left to right: Eileen Derksen, Director of Continuing Professional Development, Law Society of Manitoba; Wendy Whitecloud, Elder-in-Residence, Faculty of Law; Darla Rettie, Pitblado Law; Heather Berthelette, CEO, Spirit Healthcare Group of Companies; Yvan Larocque, Clinical Instructor & Supervising Lawyer, L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic, Faculty of Law; Alyssa Schachter, Equity Officer & Policy Counsel, Law Society of Manitoba; Marc Kruse, Director of Indigenous Legal Learning & Services.

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law co-hosts Economic Reconciliation event

October 20, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Law was pleased to be a part of a second-annual collaborative event with the Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association held September 27 in honour of National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

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The Norway House Indian Residential School, Norway House, Manitoba, circa 1920-1930. // Image from Library and Archives Canada

Faculty of Arts

Conversation Canada: Fact-checking residential school denialists and debunking ‘mass grave hoax’

October 17, 2023 — 
What did Canadian news outlets actually report after the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation made their public announcements about their search for missing children? Two UM experts fact-check residential school denialists and a 'mass grave hoax' theory

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Faculty of Arts

APTN National News: Report on media coverage and residential school denialism

October 13, 2023 — 
Report on media coverage and residential school denialism

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Sean Carleton

Faculty of Arts

APTN National News: New report looks to combat the rise in residential school denialism

October 13, 2023 — 
New report looks to combat the rise in residential school denialism

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Left - Right: Tréchelle Bunn (1L), Kevin Chief (former MLA, Point Douglas), Josh Gandier (1L).

Faculty of Law

Law student advocates for Truth & Reconciliation 365 days a year

October 6, 2023 — 
Over 150 runners assembled at the ruins of the Birtle, Manitoba Residential School on the morning of Saturday, September 30, to honour Residential School Survivors and those who never made it home. The ruins marked the starting line of the Second Annual Reconciliation Run, organized by first-year law student Tréchelle Bunn. Her home community, the Birdtail Sioux Dakota Nation, marked the finish line of the half-marathon, officially sanctioned by the Manitoba Runners’ Association

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CBC Ontario Today: A decade of Orange Shirt Day: What difference does it make?

October 3, 2023 — 
A decade of Orange Shirt Day: What difference does it make?

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