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Naawi-Oodena: A Town Hall Conversation

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Something new and exciting is developing in the neighbourhood very close to Canadian Mennonite University (CMU). The area will soon be home to the largest, strategically located urban Indigenous economic zone in Canada and the biggest multi-use project in modern Winnipeg history.

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Faculty-alumni collaboration explores decolonizing music education in the classroom

Monday, July 4, 2022 @ 10:52 AM

Studying music education means learning scales and chord progressions, practicing how to move your hands while conducting, and planning out class schedules. But sometimes it also involves examining and re-evaluating the entire education system at its core.

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Reconciliation: Destroy this Man-Made Temple

Friday, April 1, 2022 @ 9:54 AM

Christy Anderson tells her faith story and calls for change. This special episode features Christy's full sermon.

Anderson is a PhD Candidate and CMU's Indigenous Engagement Advisor.

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Reconciliation: Man-Made Temples

Friday, April 1, 2022 @ 9:45 AM

Jesus called for an end to oppression. How did the Bible become a weapon of colonization? Jonas talks with Christy Anderson, CMU Indigenous Engagement Advisor, about a sermon she gave at CMU in Fall 2021.

Anderson's full sermon is available as a special feature episode of this podcast.

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Reconciliation: Land Acknowledgement

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 @ 5:37 PM

Don't just talk about whose land you're on. Do something about it. Featuring Christy Anderson, CMU Indigenous Engagement Advisor.

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Impactful work-integrated learning experience leads alumna to pursue decolonization efforts and Indigenous solidarity work

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 @ 9:24 AM

Ask any Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) graduate the most impactful learning experience during their undergrad, and they will most likely say their practicum placement.

As the only university in Canada that includes a work-integrated learning placement for all undergraduates, CMU's Practicum Program gives students practical, hands-on opportunities to work in their desired fields of study. Most students look at their practicum placement as a turning point in their education; they get a fully realized vision of the types of impacts they can make in the world and can be inspired to reach further heights in their academics or career.

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CMU Blazers unveil Treaty One inspired uniforms

Friday, October 29, 2021 @ 10:28 AM

On October 24, the CMU Blazers unveiled new athletic uniforms inspired by the Treaty One land that is home to CMU.

The uniforms were designed by Indigenous artist Amber Green and feature floral patterns and "Treaty One Territory," along with other words and symbols connected to the treaty.

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CMU formalizes relationship with Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre

Thursday, October 21, 2021 @ 4:33 PM

Last month on Treaty One territory, where the forest meets the river and wild rice grows, Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) and Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre (SSSC) exchanged bundles to honour and formalize their relationship.

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Germinating Conversations: CMU alumna harvests a decade of content to produce book

Monday, May 31, 2021 @ 10:21 AM

The spring of 2021 saw the release of Germinating Conversations: Stories from Sustained Rural-Urban Dialogue on Food, Faith, Farming, and the Land. Edited by Marta Bunnett Wiebe, a recent graduate of Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) and current Peace and Advocacy Coordinator at MCC Manitoba, and collaboratively published by CMU, A Rocha, Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba, the book emerged out of over a 10-year-long period of class discussions, listening events, and public dialogues between urban and rural farmers in Manitoba. The book surfaces out of these various initiatives producing germinating conversations centred around reconciliation, food production, and ecological crisis. With over 30 participants of both rural and urban contexts, the book attempts to mirror the kind of dialogue, and most importantly, the kind of listening that is required for real conversations to take place.

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Episode 3: Treaty

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 @ 2:56 PM

What are treaties and why do they matter? This episode features Niigaan James Sinclair, who describes treaties between First Nations and Canadian Settlers as ongoing relationships of mutual benefit, not a one-time exchange of land.

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