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Ongomiizwin hosts National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations

June 23, 2022 — 
The morning of the summer solstice, the John Buhler Research Centre atrium filled with the soft smell of smudge and the sounds of drumming and singing as UM’s faculty, staff and students gathered around in a circle to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day

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Group photo of people wrapped in star blankets.

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Sixth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrates 2021 and 2022 recipients in-person

June 22, 2022 — 
Each year, Indigenous Engagement and Communications, and the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) (OVPI) honours students, staff and faculty in the categories of community builder, trailblazer and outstanding achievement at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence

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Access Program students celebrate graduation.

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Grads celebrate at Access Program Graduation Celebration

June 3, 2022 — 
'I never thought I would attend university in my life... And now, because of Access, I am here... To be there and honoured meant a lot to me. I was truly touched,' - Tyler Koswin

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Photo of Jesse and Taylor.

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UM Today features Indigenous graduates

May 3, 2022 — 
Learn the stories of Jesse McGregor and Taylor Tutkaluke

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Celebrating Indigenous health principles through art

April 14, 2022 — 
Artist Kristin Flattery shares her vision and talent with FKRM

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Student stands in front of bookcase.

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Law Makers program connects Indigenous high school and UM students

April 5, 2022 — 
New Law Makers program combines social justice education with mentorship

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Faculty of Science

New Indigenous Science Fireside Chat Speaker Series

March 29, 2022 — 
'Climate change, poisoned environments, faulty finance systems and out-of-control governance systems are threatening our joint existence,' says Henry Lickers, Canadian Commissioner for the International Joint Commission, the first speaker scheduled on Friday, April 1

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The Metis sash on the statue of Louis Riel at UM

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Celebrating Louis Riel Day: Our Way

February 11, 2022 — 
Sharing how we can all participate in our own ways to honour Louis Riel and celebrate the Métis Nation

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Celebrating an innovative partnership between Mastercard Foundation and UM

February 8, 2022 — 
New collaboration will transform Indigenous education now and into the future

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Faculty of Science

2022 Turtle Island Indigenous Science Conference

January 27, 2022 — 
The UM is hosting its first Indigenous Science Conference with a focus on the Indigenous approach to understanding the five elements of the world: fire, water, earth, air, and spirit. 

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