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Celebrating UWinnipeg’s Indigenous graduates

May 18, 2022 The University of Winnipeg is celebrating First Nations, Métis, and Inuit graduates during a special Indigenous Graduation Ceremony on June 7. Hosted annually by the Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC), this celebration usually takes place in the form of a Spring Pow Wow in March. However, due to the COVID-19 situation in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202213 Views

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Celebrating UM Indigenous Nursing Grads – UM Today

May 12, 2022 — In honour of National Nursing Week, Mahkwa omushki kiim: Pathway to Indigenous Nursing Education (PINE), which offers support to Indigenous students at the College of Nursing in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, reached out to several Indigenous nursing alumni to learn about their careers and reflections on their time at UM. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202220 Views

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Jennefer Nepinak Appointed Vice-President, Strategic Partnerships and Reconciliation with Legacy Bowes

May 11, 2022 The University of Winnipeg congratulates Jennefer Nepinak, Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Engagement, on her appointment as Vice-President, Strategic Partnerships and Reconciliation with Legacy Bowes.  Jennefer will be leaving her role at UWinnipeg on June 3, 2022. A citizen of Minegozhiibe Anishinabe (Pine Creek First Nation), Nepinak is a UWinnipeg alumna who’s held leadership […]

by ahnationtalk on May 12, 202218 Views

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Dr. Jaime Cidro and her team receive $449,980 in SSHRC funding to support doula research

May 11, 2022 The Indigenous doula research team led by University of Winnipeg Canada Research Chair Dr. Jaime Cidro is working on a new project this spring. Providing Indigenous Cultural Care Through Midwife-Doula Partnerships in Winnipeg was the highest-ranking application for the recent Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council , Canada (SSIIRC) Race  Gender a. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202222 Views

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Manitoba Government Launches Substantive, System-Wide Consultation Process on the New Post-Secondary Accountability Framework

May 9, 2022 The Manitoba government is launching a substantive, system-wide consultation process on the new Post-Secondary Accountability Framework (PSAF), Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration Minister Jon Reyes announced today. “In response to the recommendations in the 2020 report from the Office of the Auditor General on Oversight of Post-Secondary Institutions, our government is working […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202218 Views

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Announcing 10 participants selected for two National Screen Institute Indigenous storytelling programs

Top row, L-R: Ryan Moccasin, Dana Solomon, Jay Cardinal Villeneuve, Kerriann Cardinal, Glen Reid. Bottom row, L-R: Keisha Erwin, Roger Boyer, Dustin McGladrey, Siku Allooloo, Tanis Parenteau. In April, 10 Indigenous creators embarked on their first days of training through NSI IndigiDocs and NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition. NSI IndigiDocs is an […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202231 Views

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Meet the recipients of the inaugural Indigenous Doctoral Program Fellowships – UM Today

May 5, 2022 —  Hope Ace and Monica Cyr have been selected for the inaugural Indigenous Doctoral Program Fellowships. The two recipients are leading the next generation of UM students shaping the future of Indigenous-led research. The Indigenous Doctoral Program Fellowships celebrate the academic achievements and contributions of Canadian Indigenous graduate students who are pursuing […]

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Winnipeg School Division renames school Keewatin Prairie Community School

May 4, 2022 (Winnipeg, MB) – The Winnipeg School Division (WSD) Board of Trustees has approved the name Keewatin Prairie Community School to replace the formerly named Cecil Rhodes School. The name is effective September 1, 2022 at which time signage at the school will also be updated. “We’re very pleased to have a name […]

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New post-secondary programs will help address Canada’s food processing labour shortage

Collaboration will help increase the agrifood sector’s capacity and its long-term growth by equipping students with skills needed in food science and chemical engineering technology Brandon, Man. – Canada’s food processing sector is one of the country’s largest and most important manufacturing industries – contributing more than $103.4 billion in shipping product each year, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202214 Views

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Partnership Between TRCM Treaty Knowledge Centre and the MFNERC

Yesterday, MFNERC Executive Director Charles Cochrane and Treaty Commissioner Loretta Ross celebrated the new partnership with the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba’s Treaty Knowledge Centre. Through this partnership, MFNERC and TRCM will work to implement Treaty education throughout the province. The Treaty Knowledge Centre is set to open in the summer of 2022 at The Forks. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 202216 Views

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