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APTN is Conducting the first Ever National Indigenous Music Impact Study

APTN is Conducting the first Ever National Indigenous Music Impact Study Jan. 8, 2019, Winnipeg, Man. – APTN is conducting a National Indigenous Music Impact Study (NIMIS), the first of its kind in Canada. The study will look at the challenges and successes that the Indigenous music community faces, and will estimate the economic contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2019104 Views

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New BU class will put students to work in local food

December 18, 2018 A new class next term at Brandon University will send students into the community to learn about and participate in local food initiatives. And if you’re involved with food in Westman, there’s an opportunity for you to get involved, too. “I am eager to see what students decide to explore and what […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201835 Views

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A tale of two centres at UWinnipeg

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce the official opening of the Centre for Research in Cultural Studies (CRiCS) and the re-opening of the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC). Co-located in UWinnipeg’s Centennial Hall, the two cultural studies centres share a newly configured joint space funded through the Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201838 Views

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Bridging the ‘genomic divide’: Lack of Indigenous DNA data a challenge for researchers – CBC

Ownership of DNA samples a concern for Indigenous peoples Nov 14, 2018 A prominent U.S. senator turned to genetic testing last month to try to prove her claim that she had Indigenous ancestry. But in assessing Elizabeth Warren’s DNA, the geneticists were forced to use samples from Mexico, Peru and Colombia because there were no […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201831 Views

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U of Winnipeg: Community-based participatory research book launch

October 19, 2018 There is increasing pressure on university scholars to reach beyond the “ivory tower” and engage in collaborative research with communities. UWinnipeg’s Dr. Shauna MacKinnon (urban and inner-city studies) launches her edited book, Practising Community-Based Participatory Research, Stories of Engagement, Empowerment, and Mobilization on Friday, November 8 at 12:00 pm at Merchants Corner, 541 Selkirk […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 201829 Views

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Poll shows more Winnipeggers growing aware of racial gap – Winnipeg Free Press

10/5/2018 Four years after electing its first Indigenous mayor, more Winnipeggers believe the divide between Indigenous and non-Indigenous residents is a serious issue. That’s good news, says the president of the Aboriginal Council of Winnipeg. People have to understand there’s a problem before it can be fixed, said Damon Johnston. “If Canadians have a high […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 201859 Views

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Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

In August 2018, SSHRC is offering a webinar to provide information and answer questions about the Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants. Participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions via the webinar interface at any time during the presentations. No registration is required, so you can drop in at any time. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201843 Views

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Webinar on Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants

In July 2018, SSHRC is offering a webinar to provide information and answer questions about these Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants. Webinar participants will have the opportunity to submit written questions via the webinar interface at any time during the presentations. No registration is required, so you can drop in at any time. Webinar […]

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 201852 Views

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UCN Researchers Receive SSHRC Institution Connection Grant to Support MacKay Indian Residential School Reconciliation Project

July 16, 2018 University College of the North (UCN) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jennie Wastesicoot, a researcher in UCN’s Faculty of Arts, Business and Science, and Dr. Andrea Walsh of the University of Victoria, have received an Institute Connection Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to support a reconciliation […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 201837 Views

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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, 201866 Views

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