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University College of the North: Linkages in Northern Economic Development Conference

(The Pas, MB) – On October 16 & 17, 2019, the University College of the North, in partnership with the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce and Look North will host the Linkages in Northern Economic Development Conference at the Metis Hall, The Pas Manitoba. The focus is to initiate creative, critical thinking and collaborative conversations about […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20194 Views

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Inspiring next generation of Indigenous health-care professionals – UM Today

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 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 20193 Views

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UWinnipeg research increased by 400%

University of Winnipeg faculty members continue to demonstrate excellence in research. UWinnipeg is becoming known for its comprehensive and diverse research portfolio, led by emerging and established scholars. This has paved the way for undergraduate and graduate students to also do research across disciplines. This past year, UWinnipeg was awarded more than $12 million in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201921 Views

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UWinnipeg Alumnae earn esteemed scholarship

Alumnae Brielle Beaudin-Reimer (BA’12, MA’16) and Majing Oloko (MA’16) both graduated with a Master’s in Indigenous Governance (MAIG). They have continued their excellence in Indigenous scholarship and are continuing their scholarly journey as prestigious Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholars. They each received the doctoral scholarship valued at $105,000. Both scholars are following their unique paths […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 201914 Views

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MFNERC and Yellowquill College Merge to Create a First Nations Post-Secondary Institution

Winnipeg, Mb. – Two highly regarded First Nations educational organizations, The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre (MFNERC) and Yellowquill College, have formally amalgamated. This merge will provide First Nations-led education from Early Learning through Post-Secondary. In 2018, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs passed a resolution for a Manitoba First Nations Post-Secondary Strategy.  This resolution directed […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 201918 Views

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University College of the North Thompson Library Adds to Special Collections

October 7, 2019 (Thompson, MB) – The Friesen Historical Collection is a new special collection that is housed on the Thompson Campus. Distinguished Professor in Canadian history, Dr. Gerald Friesen of St. John’s College at the University of Manitoba donated the collection. Dr. Friesen is an expert on Western Canada, Manitoba, labour history and communication […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201917 Views

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Future pilots set sights sky-high at Girls in Aviation Day – CBC

Organizer says event helps fill gaps in representation of women in aviation Oct 05, 2019 Teara Fraser still remembers the first time she got in the cockpit of a plane and took off flying. “At 30 years old, I was like, ‘Wow, this is the coolest thing I have ever seen,’” said the founder of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201917 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Join ‘When Raven Became Spider’

supernatural is a subject of popular fascination, evident by the large number of superhero comics, films, and TV shows. The University of Winnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 is going ‘supernatural’ with its current exhibit, When Raven Became Spider, which runs until November 30. This touring exhibit, curated by Leena Minifie, brings together works by six contemporary Indigenous artists […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201917 Views

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Annual Maclean’s survey scores BU well in class sizes, library, and student services

October 3, 2019 Brandon University continues to score among the top in the nation for providing small class sizes, robust library funding, and excellent student services support. Brandon University faculty were also among the top 10 for receiving national Social Sciences and Humanities research grants. That’s according to the 2020 Maclean’s university rankings, which were […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201912 Views

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BLSD Reconciliation Journey Continues With Treaty Recognition – PembinaValleyOnline.com

03 October 2019 A treaty acknowledgment protocol and procedure have been implemented in the Border Land School Division (BLSD). The formal statement recognizes the traditional territory of Canada’s Indigenous peoples and is typically read at the start of special events and meetings. It reads as follows: We acknowledge that the communities and schools located within […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 201914 Views

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