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U of Winnipeg: A call to the wild

February 21, 2019 Timothy Lawrence Coughlan, is no stranger to adventure. As UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal recruiter, Coughlan, who is an Anishinaabe from Bloodvein First Nation, has clocked thousands of kilometres, travelling ice roads and flying in small planes, across the province of Manitoba and Canada’s north, including Nunavut. He was recently recruited by The Aboriginal Peoples […]

by pmnationtalk on February 21, 20193 Views

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Brandon U: Free public talk by Niigaan Sinclair rescheduled to February 25

February 19, 2019 Writer, educator and activist Dr. Niigaan Sinclair will visit Brandon University for a free public talk on Monday, Feb. 25. Dr. Sinclair’s presentation, Forgetting to Dream: Reconciliation in Reverse, will begin at 6 p.m. at the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art, located at 2021 Victoria Ave. in Brandon. The talk will […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20199 Views

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Louis Riel Bursaries – meet the talented Métis students

February 14, 2019 WINNIPEG, MB — As Louis Riel Day nears in Manitoba, The University of Winnipeg is proud to celebrate the achievements of 76 Métis students who have been awarded Louis Riel Bursaries this academic year. Since 1999, the Manitoba Metis Federation and its educational arm, the Louis Riel Institute, through funding from Employment and Social […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201911 Views

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Indigenous students embrace culture to curb social issues – Westman Journal

High school students from a remote, Northern Ontario Indigenous community are turning towards their traditional dance and prayer systems to fight against severe substance abuse and suicide issues. February 11, 2019 Lilly Kejick, a Grade 12 student from Pikangikum, Ont., sits in a set of bleachers in the Keystone Centre’s Manitoba Room to get a […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 201914 Views

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BU marks Indigenous Awareness Week

February 8, 2019 Brandon University (BU) is preparing to host Indigenous Awareness Week. The Indigenous Peoples’ Centre (IPC) at BU has planned a series of cultural events that are open to everyone. On Monday, Feb. 11, the week will begin with a pipe ceremony at 9 a.m. in the He Oyate Tawapi Ceremony Room in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 201929 Views

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Red River College and Indspire Announce $1 Million in Bursaries to Advance Indigenous Achievement

February 7, 2019 Winnipeg, MB – Today, Red River College (RRC) and Indspire announced a commitment to double the funding for the Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships, and Awards. This renewed investment will support Red River College’s continued efforts to create more pathways to education for aspiring Indigenous students. Today’s announcement builds on RRC’s commitment […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 201923 Views

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New role at Red River College in Manitoba focuses on TRC’s calls to action – APTN News

February 7, 2019 The Red River College (RRC) in Manitoba is working toward implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 calls to action, and it has created a specialized position to do that. The RRC recently appointed Carla Kematch to the role of manager of Truth and Reconciliation and Community Engagement. The new role is […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201923 Views

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U of M must resolve conflict with Indigenous community – Winnipeg Free Press

Feb 7, 2019 In early 2014, Kali Storm, the director of the Indigenous Student Centre at the University of Manitoba, was fired. The firing rocked the Indigenous community on campus. Storm had worked for decades, advocating, planning and eventually overseeing the construction of Migizii Agamik (Bald Eagle Lodge), among other things. U of M administrators […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201921 Views

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UWinnipeg: Advancing reconciliation across Canada

Feb 5, 2019 The University of Winnipeg has officially launched an innovative national educational program, Indigenous Insights, with Canadian National Railway (CN) signing on as the premiere partner. CN’s leadership helps to advance reconciliation through cultural training for  hundreds of employees, who will have access to a series of thoughtful videos developed by Indigenous people at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201919 Views

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New Truth & Reconciliation Manager for RRC – PortageOnline.com

February 06, 2019 Red River College has created a new role to help implement the 94 calls-to-action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Carla Kematch is its new manager for Truth and Reconciliation and Community Engagement with Red River College, and shares her experience that suited her for the task. “What’s great about […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 201922 Views

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