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Students learned about nursing during the camp.

Extended Education

Camp inspires northern high school student to pursue medicine

July 22, 2019 — 
“At the time, I didn’t understand the importance the camp would have in my life. It showed me, oh wow, I can do this.” - Curtis Leclerc

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Victoria McIntosh and her grandson

Extended Education

Grandmother from Sagkeeng earns education degree

May 28, 2019 — 
“Keep on learning, in every moment. My grandmother was my greatest teacher. She always said watch what’s around you, be kind to people, and pay attention.” - Victoria McIntosh

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Veronica Dueck and Curtis Leclerc, Masters of Ceremonies

Extended Education

Celebrating student success

May 21, 2019 — 
“I am immensely proud of you. Your alma mater is very proud of you. Much is expected of you.” - Emőke Szathmáry

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Taylor Morisseau


PhD student invited to Youth Indigenize the Senate

May 9, 2019 — 
Taylor Morriseau is studying intervention methods of traditional food systems in Indigenous communities

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Christie Lavallee, Access Program student

Extended Education

Don’t let anything hold you back

April 4, 2019 — 
“There was always someone to talk to, to help with my courses. It can be a bit daunting at first to ask for help, but I am not afraid to ask for help anymore. If I am struggling, everyone is there to help.” - Christie Lavallee

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Dr. Marcia Anderson, Dawn Lavand, and Shohan Illsley talk addiction.

Extended Education

Let’s focus on people, not drugs

April 4, 2019 — 
“We need to be willing to address addiction as an illness. We are still less willing to recognize the people, who need the support of public services,." - Dr. Marcia Anderson

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

A Voice for Healing

February 15, 2019 — 
Alumna Dr. Mary Jane McCallum, trailblazing Cree dentist and Canadian senator, is ‘full of hope’ for reconciliation

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Louis Riel, circa 1870


U of M community invited to participate in Louis Riel Day celebrations

February 12, 2019 — 
U of M celebration will take place on Friday, Feb. 15

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Destiny Seymour

Faculty of Architecture

Destiny Seymour Honoured at Indigenous Homecoming

September 20, 2018 — 
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge as part of Indigenous Homecoming @UMIndigenous has been sharing inspirational people who have contributed to the Migizii Agamik community

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