Indigenous News Archive
October 15, 2019 —
Maximus Sandberg stood in the middle of the Pinaymootang School gym holding a stack of pamphlets and papers he planned to take home and read. The Grade 12 student had just visited the 10 booths that were part of the health-care professions career fair held on Pinaymootang First Nation on September 24.
October 7, 2019 —
Unsettling Ideas originally launched in Regina, Saskatchewan in 2016. It received consistent interest, and now, the book club will host meetings at the U of M and in the Winnipeg community.
October 4, 2019 —
Over 200 people, including students, staff and faculty from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Education, dressed in orange and walked in solidarity for those affected by Canada’s residential school system.
October 3, 2019 —
The Land and Water program brings together R. B. Russell Vocational High School students with a post-secondary team to engage in Indigenous land-based programming.
October 2, 2019 —
Vice-President (Indigenous) position has been approved as first step
October 2, 2019 —
Funded by Canadian Heritage through APTN, a cloth displaying the names of 2,800 Residential School students who never made it home was displayed during the deeply moving ceremony
October 1, 2019 —
To celebrate World Food Day at the University of Manitoba, the Food Systems Research Group, in collaboration with the Winnipeg Food Council, is holding a campus food system transformation workshop Oct 16.
September 26, 2019 —
Our University is committed to and engaged in the process of advancing reconciliation – a journey that is progressing, but far from over
September 24, 2019 —
Eleven students from the two faculties had the unique opportunity to work with Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, an Indigenous community located on Shoal Lake at the Manitoba and Ontario border to collaboratively design and build a feasting pavilion that acts as a place of celebration and memorial, a project chosen by the community
September 18, 2019 —
Two College of Nursing students originally from Nigeria took part in a workshop with youth in Little Saskatchewan First Nation this summer that explored video as a way to share the community’s continuing struggles following a devastating 2011 flood.