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UMISA says executive ‘co-opted’ Indigenous initiatives

Several members of the University of Manitoba Indigenous Students’ Association (UMISA) have accused the recently-elected Your UMSU slate of “co-opting” Indigenous initiatives without giving proper credit to the Indigenous students and faculty who founded them.




Second Indigenous admin steps down

U of M administrator Barry Lavallee made headlines last fall when he suggested U of M president David Barnard step down from his position citing issues of racism on campus. Months later, Lavallee has resigned from his position.



Indigenous admin resigns citing lack of support

Mere months after the resignation of the U of M’s vice-provost of Indigenous engagement — who cited a lack of response on Indigenous issues by the school’s administration — another Indigenous member of the U of M has announced their departure.