Entries Tagged as 'Aboriginal'

Ovide Mercredi becomes Senior Advisor to U of M

February 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Alumni, Indigenous, News Release, Peace and Justice

Dr. David Barnard, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Manitoba, is pleased to announce that Mr. Ovide Mercredi has been named Senior Advisor to the University of Manitoba effective February 14, 2014 for a four month term.
Mercredi will work closely with the President, the President’s Executive Team, and the Executive Lead for Indigenous Achievement […]

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Historic announcement regarding Indigenous education

February 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Education, Indigenous, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice

Today, the federal government made an announcement together with AFN National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, on the commitment of additional federal government resources toward First Nations’ education, including over $1.9 billion to support the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act. The announcement was made at Kainai High School on Kainai First Nation, […]

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Fellowships in creative writing and oral culture

November 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, English, Environment and Geography, History, Indigenous, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Students, arts, human ecology

Two University of Manitoba graduate students are recipients of fellowships that will enable their studies on the human face of Arctic sovereignty and an examination of Franco-manitoban identity.
The C. D. Howe Memorial Foundation Fellowships in Creative Writing and Oral Culture fund graduate students working in the areas of creative writing and/or oral culture. The recipients […]

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Bison partnership with First Nations school

October 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Advisory, Education, Indigenous, Kinesiology, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Sports, Students

In 2006, a partnership was formed between the University of Manitoba Bison Women’s Basketball Team and the Skownan First Nation. That year, Running With the Bison was created, a unique outreach and community initiative that included a basketball camp and a retreat.
Career Trek was also a partner with the team on the initiative with students […]

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Honouring Excellence in Aboriginal Business Leadership

October 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Asper School, Indigenous, Outreach

The ninth annual Excellence in Aboriginal Business Leadership Award will be presented on October 10, 2013, at a gala event at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.
Neechi Foods Co-op Ltd. is the winner of the Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. Brenda Parsons, owner of All Nations Print Ltd., is the winner of the Excellence in Aboriginal Small and […]

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Aboriginal Issues Press Book Launch

September 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, CEOS, Indigenous, News

Tomorrow, as part of Homecoming 2013, Aboriginal Issues Press and the university’s Office of Indigenous Achievement will host the book launch of Connective Pedagogy: Elder Epistemology, Oral Tradition and Community.
What: Book launch and book signing
When: Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library in Kanee Ga Ni-What Kee-Kandamowin Anishinabeck (First Peoples […]

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Celebrating Indigenous Trailblazers

September 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Alumni, Indigenous, homecoming

Tomorrow, September 25, the University of Manitoba and the University of Manitoba Aboriginal Students Association (UMASA) will host a special celebration and Traditional Feast at Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge.
As part of Homecoming 2013 celebrations, everyone is welcome to join us for a full day of events where we will celebrate the University of […]

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