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School of Art

Seeing in a Good Way: A Summer Program for Young Indigenous Artists

June 24, 2024 — 
Minaw-pishi-mowin / Seeing in a Good Way is a transformative summer program by the School of Art Gallery designed to instill confidence in young Indigenous artists. This initiative aims to break down barriers and foster an environment where creativity can thrive.

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A ceremonial flame lit at the Mashkiki Gitigaan - Medicine Garden.

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at UM

June 21, 2024 — 
An opportunity to actively listen and recognize the histories, cultures, and contributions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples across Turtle Island

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Mom with Indigenous graduate wearing graduation stole and holding certificate

Extended Education

Access Program Graduation Celebration 2023-2024

May 17, 2024 — 
“It still feels very surreal. It is very special." - Ashley Monture

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Asper School of Business

Asper BComm alum Tyler Roslinsky on four years of transformative business education

May 15, 2024 — 
In a hotel room in Rotterdam, Tyler Roslinsky submits his final assignment of his capstone finance course. He closes his laptop to realize that he is done; he has finished his Asper Bachelor of Commerce degree, from about seven time zones away.

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St. John's College

Community of big hearts hosts stories of strength

May 15, 2024 — 
On a night of celebrating Indigenous success, St John's College proudly hosts the Community of Big Hearts, Stories of Strength and Resilience on May 30 at 5:30 pm. The Stories of Strength Project stands as a collaborative endeavor, championed by CanU, the University of Can, an organization devoted to fostering hope, confidence, and leadership among the youth of Winnipeg.

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Faculty of Education

Indigenous Student Awards and Public Lecture

May 2, 2024 — 
The public lecture presented by Dr. Jennifer Brant, from the University of Toronto and Dr. Frank Deer, Associate Dean Indigenous Education, is scheduled for Monday, May 13.

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Three people standing on a riverbank with trees and water around them.


Learning about land and place

April 22, 2024 — 
Offered by Community Engaged Learning, the Land and Water program at UM brings together students, community members, knowledge carriers and Elders for immersive urban land-based experiences. Using a decolonizing approach to education, it provides the opportunity for participants to learn about Indigenous Peoples’ enduring relationships with land and place.

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Bald man with a short beard, wearing black suite, white shirt leaning on a guard rail.

St. John's College

Sean Carleton helps put truth before reconciliation

April 11, 2024 — 
Dr. Sean Carleton, a visiting St John’s College fellow, settler historian, and assistant professor in history and Indigenous studies, uses his teaching, research, and service to help put truth before reconciliation.

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St. John's College

Aspiring to make a difference for Indigenous success

April 2, 2024 — 
Prior to coming to the UM, Jasmine spent a year in an Indigenous military program in Ontario. Upon completing her program and getting accepted to the UM, an advisor at the Indigenous Student Centre on campus recommended to Jasmine to live in St. John’s Residence in her preparation for first year.

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St. John's College

CBC Books: 26 works of Canadian nonfiction coming out in spring 2024

March 26, 2024 — 
A book that focuses on an exploration of reconciliation centred around Winnipeg, its history and people. 

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