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UWinnipeg research scholar tackles TRC calls to action

June 29, 2018 Recent information from Statistics Canada shows that Indigenous youth made up 46 per cent of admissions to correctional services in 2016-17, even though they comprise only eight per cent of the country’s youth population. When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) final report was tabled in 2015, one in five of its […]

by pmnationtalk on July 3, 201831 Views

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Vale introduces three new scholarships for Indigenous graduates – Thompson Citizen

June 29, 2018 Right in the middle of graduation season, Vale Manitoba Operations introduced a trio of new scholarships in order to give high school students from Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, Pimicikamak Cree Nation and the Métis nation a helping hand. Ryan Land, manager of corporate affairs for Vale Manitoba Operations, said these new financial aids […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 201844 Views

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Teens lead letter-writing campaign to educate public on residential schools – APTN News

June 26, 2018 Students at a Winnipeg school have put pen to paper to share how learning about residential schools for the first time has impacted them. Earlier this month several grade eight students at Ecole Golden Gate Middle School completed a letter-writing campaign sharing this new knowledge with others. For Kate Neves, 14, this […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201827 Views

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Majority of UCN Courses Incorporate Indigenous Content

June 25, 2018 A total of 57.7% of students at University College of the North (UCN) reported that Indigenous content was integrated into their courses, according to responses received from UCN’s online student course evaluation system for the 2017/18 Academic Year. Additionally, 49.9% of students reported that their studies in 2017/18 added new knowledge to […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201832 Views

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Bridging Indigenous and human rights – U Winnipeg

As Canadians work to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, many leaders in the public, private and non-profit sectors are looking for effective strategies and insights. On June 19, Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg, moderated an open panel discussion that touched on reconciliation, identity, Indigenous knowledge, and relationships with the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 201826 Views

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Indigenous scholars launch Indigenous history website – University of Winnipeg

ShekonNeechie.ca comes to life on National Indigenous Peoples Day WINNIPEG, MB- ShekonNeechie.ca is a new platform for Indigenous historians to gather as an e-community and share their ideas or works in progress. The website was founded and directed by seven Indigenous historians including Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum (University of Winnipeg) Dr. Robert Innes, Head of the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201822 Views

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UWinnipeg Let’s Talk Science gets national recognition

The University of Winnipeg’s Let’s Talk Science team has been nationally recognized for its science outreach work in Manitoba and across the country. At the Let’s Talk Science National Volunteer Awards earlier this month, UWinnipeg site coordinator Michelle Trudel received The David Colcleugh Leadership Award for her exceptional leadership and ability to inspire others to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201828 Views

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MFNERC: Next Education Directors’ Forum

In partnership with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, MFNERC will host the next ED meeting on June 18, 2018 at the Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport. If you have any questions please contact Christa Lee at 204-594-1290 ext. 2149 or christal[at]mfnerc[dot]com. An agenda will be forwarded once it is finalized. Letter of Invite and Registration Thank you, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201830 Views

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MFNERC: Summer is Almost Here!

And with summer comes our annual Principals’ Summer Institute. Find out more and register. Principals’ Summer Institute, August 13-17, 2018 at the Qualico Family Centre, 330 Assiniboine Park Dr. Winnipeg, MB Theme: Supporting Student Success with a Holistic Approach This event is intended to provide participants with an opportunity to network, share ideas and discuss […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201826 Views

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Brandon U: Roundtable explores new opportunity for campus–community engagement

June 13, 2018 Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College are partners in a nation-wide project to increase community engagement, and a recent roundtable in Brandon has brought the community together to explore the opportunity. The roundtable event, held May 22 at BU in partnership with Assiniboine, brought together more than 55 people to explore the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201836 Views

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