Entries Tagged as 'Indigenous'

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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Legal Help Centre to open in North End

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Indigenous, Law, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Social Work

The Legal Help Centre is pleased to announce that beginning in January, 2014, it will be running a monthly Legal Help Clinic at 485 Selkirk Avenue (the William Norrie Centre of the University of Manitoba). This monthly clinic will provide free legal information to community members with family incomes less than $50,000 a year.
Funding for […]

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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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2013 Outreach Award Recipients

November 13th, 2013 · No Comments · Indigenous, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Staff

Eleven faculty and staff of the University of Manitoba were recognized for their outstanding community involvement through Outreach Awards at a special reception on Wednesday, November 13, 2013.
Witold Kinsner, Faculty of Engineering, was the recipient of the Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Campbell Outreach Award. He has been with the department of electrical and computer engineering […]

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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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