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Sixteen kids graduate from Indigenous Leadership Math Camp

On Friday, August 10, a group of 16 children in grades 1-3 graduated from this summer’s first session of Indigenous Math Leadership Camp at UWinnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre. The two-week camp is offered for free to community youth and is designed to help increase mathematical literacy while also engaging Indigenous culture. Student activities include […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201813 Views

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Winnipeg street named after residential school architect an opportunity to educate public, councillor says – CBC

St. Vital councillor would prefer better interpretive signage about Vital-Justin Grandin Aug 13, 2018 Winnipeg city council has heard a request to strip Bishop Grandin Boulevard of its name because the busy street is named after an architect of residential schools. Residents have expressed concerns about places named after Bishop Vital-Justin Grandin, which include the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201810 Views

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Artists wrap Helen Betty Osborne building in Star-Blanket mural

A group of community artists led by Kenneth Lavallee and Annie Beach is transforming the Helen Betty Osborne building on The University of Winnipeg’s campus by wrapping the exterior in a Star-Blanket-inspired mural. The building houses the Wii Chii Waakanak Learning Centre and the University’s ACCESS education program, and is home to some of UWinnipeg’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201816 Views

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YouthUnited(at)Winnipeg completes successful second year

WINNIPEG, MB – Twenty students from diverse backgrounds and neighbourhoods have successfully concluded their 15-week YouthUnited@Winnipeg (YU@W) experiential learning program. The innovative course was based on the principles in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s (TRC) Calls to Action. It was created in partnership with the City of Winnipeg, initiated by Winnipeg Councillor Brian […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201814 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Jarita Greyeyes is California dreaming

CBC future-leader-under-40 finalist and UWinnipeg alumna Jarita Greyeyes is the current Acting Associate Vice-President of Indigenous Affairs and Director of Community Learning and Engagement at The University of Winnipeg. However, she is heading to California’s Stanford University in September to pursue a PhD in Race, Inequality and Language in Education. Beyond her work engaging children […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201814 Views

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Lucky dogs in Ebb and Flow get their own houses; Assiniboine Carpentry students support brainchild of Brandon real estate agent

Tonight, in Ebb and Flow First Nation, 15 dogs will rest their heads in their own doghouses, custom-built by 30 Carpentry & Woodworking students at Assiniboine Community College. In summer, a doghouse provides shade. Come winter, these doghouses will provide insulated warmth to help protect dogs from the wind and cold. Building houses for dogs […]

by pmnationtalk on August 7, 201815 Views

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UCN Administrator among Five Canadians selected to Attend Indigenous Leadership Program in USA

July 30, 2018 Charlene Lafreniere, Director of Institutional Advancement at University College of the North (UCN), is one of five Canadians chosen by U.S. Embassy Ottawa to represent Canada in a program on Indigenous education training for remote and disadvantaged communities. Canadian professionals in the field of Indigenous education will visit Washington, D.C., and other […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201815 Views

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Putting science to work in Winnipeg

Minister of Science and Sport engages community leaders on impacts of science on the local economy July 25, 2018, Winnipeg, Manitoba When science is put to work, it leads to new ideas and inventions while helping to create jobs and business export opportunities. This is how Canada’s investment in the sciences extends beyond campuses and into […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 201818 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces Funding for More Than 120 Community Development Projects

July 19, 2018 The Manitoba government will provide more than $848,000 in grants to community development projects across the province, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton and Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires, minister responsible for the status of women, announced today. “We are continuing to invest funds in programs and local infrastructure that make a difference […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201817 Views

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Agricultural and Food Sciences welcomes Indigenous Scholar – UM Today

July 19, 2018 — Kyle Bobiwash’s journey to the the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba covered a lot of ground, from biomedical studies to wildlife biology to the science of wine, and finally, insects. We chatted with Faculty’s first Indigenous Scholar and the newest assistant professor in the Department […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201825 Views

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