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Dr. Mandy Buss gestures while speaking at the 50th-anniversary gala of the department of family medicine.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Widening the Path

February 1, 2024 — 
Dr. Mandy Buss, highly accomplished Métis physician and faculty member, doesn't think of herself as a trailblazer.

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Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business students receive Manitoba Indigenous Youth Achievement Awards

December 7, 2023 — 
Two Asper School of Business undergraduate students have received Manitoba Indigenous Youth Achievement Awards (MIYAAs). Brenden Tait won in the Academic (Senior) category, while John Lodge won in the Business/Entrepreneurship category.

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Education Building

Faculty of Education

Congratulations to the 2023 Indigenous Scholarships in Education

November 14, 2023 — 
Seven students will benefit from the 2023 Indigenous Scholarships in Education.

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Faculty of Education

Indigenous Scholarship allows Emily Antonio to discover ways she can contribute to her community

October 24, 2023 — 
Emily Antonio, Métis student, is one of the recipients of the Indigenous Undergraduate Scholarship in Education.

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Faculty of Education

New Métis Journal To Be Released

September 28, 2023 — 
Pawaatamihk: A Journal of Métis Thinkers will release its first issue on September 29, 2023.

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Promoting healing, education and reflection across the country

September 27, 2023 — 
A member of the Birdtail Sioux Dakota Nation, and an athlete who believes in the power of movement as medicine, UM law student Tréchelle Bunn founded a healing walk in July 2021 which has since grown into the Reconciliation Run, Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Half Marathon.

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Indigenous

Building connections within the Indigenous campus community

September 13, 2023 — 
A welcoming space for Indigenous faculty, staff, students, allies and friends across all UM campuses, the 90-minute Indigenous Connect meetings offer a chance for attendees to network, share their work, obtain feedback, and discuss programming, events, policy issues and other matters of importance, like the creation of the recent Indigenous identity policy.

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Connect with UM alums at Indigenous Homecoming

September 11, 2023 — 
Indigenous Homecoming is a time to connect and re-connect with UM Indigenous alumni. This year's Indigenous Alumni Connect event will feature a living library - an opportunity to hear the stories of celebrated UM alums who are making a difference in the community – good food and guided walking tours. 

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Asper School of Business

Investing in student success

September 5, 2023 — 
Investing in student success involves resources, workshops, tutoring, funding opportunities and the like. But often the first step is creating communities where students know that there are other people who see their potential and their struggles and truly care about their success.

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Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business signs historic memorandum of understanding

August 30, 2023 — 
On August 29, 2023, Dean Bruno Silvestre of the Asper School of Business signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with leaders from Norway House Cree Nation and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc (MKO).

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