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MAIG student recognized with CBC Manitoba Future 40 Award

University of Winnipeg student Tammy Wolfe has been recognized with a CBC Manitoba Future 40 Award for her work advocating for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action. “It’s meaningful to me, as an Ininiw Iskwew (Cree woman), to be recognized,” she said. “I have overcome many of the social justice issues that Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 20209 Views

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Wii Chiiwaakanak launches Virtual Toy Drive

The Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre is making sure families are able to celebrate the holiday season, even during these uncertain times. They have launched their Virtual Toy Drive, which is part of the centre’s annual Holiday Dinner. You can donate a toy by dropping it off at the toy box next to the Security Office […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202017 Views

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Red River College awards Honorary Diploma to Elder Mae Louise Campbell

Campbell’s contributions to College and community recognized with Indigenous Social Enterprise Diploma Winnipeg, MB – Elder Mae Louise Campbell is a healer, teacher, grandmother and social advocate who has made it her life’s work to support and strengthen Indigenous women – both individually and collectively. Today, Red River College is proud to recognize her contributions […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202020 Views

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UWinnipeg: Community-based study aims to decolonize Canadian Food Guide

Taylor Wilson’s paper, Decolonizing Diets through Indigenous-focused Food Guides, has recently been published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. Her research comes in response to the latest Canadian Food Guide, which was launched in January 2019 with a promise to be inclusive of multicultural diets and diverse perspec­tives on food, including the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202019 Views

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Fisher River Cree Nation gives students free laptops and internet access for online learning – CBC

Nov 19, 2020 Fisher River Cree Nation is making the transition to online learning easier by giving students in the community a free laptop or iPad and internet connection device. “It’s a great thing… because not every family actually has the money to afford a laptop,” said Grade 12 student Koby Wilson. Wilson is one of 470 students […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202016 Views

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BU-linked figures make mark in ‘Future 40’

Four people who are using their Brandon University education to make a difference in the world and to shape our futures are being celebrated as part of Manitoba’s “Future 40”. The quartet includes three BU alumni as well as a current student. They were all named by CBC Manitoba as part of an elite group […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 202030 Views

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Dr. Catherine Cook receives national family medicine award – UM Today

UM Vice-President (Indigenous) honoured at virtual Family Medicine Forum November 9, 2020 — Congratulations to vice-president (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook [MD/87, MSc/03], who has received a prestigious award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine. On Nov. 6, as part of the CFPC’s virtual Family Medicine Forum, Dr. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 9, 202019 Views

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Red River College awarded $300,000 in Mitacs research grants; fastest growing college in Canada 2019-20

Red River College is now one of the fastest growing research colleges in Canada thanks to two new grants totaling $300,000 awarded by Mitacs earlier last month. “Red River College is proud to be a leading Canadian institution in applied research,” said Fred Meier, RRC President and CEO. “We continue to expand our research efforts […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 202031 Views

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Bear medicine at core of Indigenous nursing pathway – UM Today

November 3, 2020 When the committee behind the College of Nursing’s Aboriginal Nursing Cohort Initiative (ANCI) decided it had outgrown its name, the group looked for a symbol to reflect the healing, strength and courage that are at the program’s core of providing support to Indigenous students interested in attaining a degree in nursing. Part […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202028 Views

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UM partners with Indigenous communities to reduce kids’ tooth decay – UM Today

A research project that will strive to reduce the high rate of early childhood tooth decay among First Nations and Métis children in Manitoba has been awarded a substantial grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The five-year study received nearly $1.5 million – the largest grant obtained by any research team from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202033 Views

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