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Annual Report 2018

Fourth annual powwow promotes unity

In April, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) hosted the fourth annual UNB Powwow in celebration of Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey and Passamaquoddy languages, teachings, traditions, ceremonies, worldview, knowledge systems and philosophies. UNB sits on unceded and unsurrendered traditional Wolastoqey land.

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CIBC, Indspire launch bursaries for Indigenous students

Indigenous students enrolling at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and Saint John now have access to a special bursary program, thanks to a $500,000 gift from CIBC to UNB’s It Begins Here campaign. 

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Global health researcher working with Indigenous communities

A UNB researcher is co-leading a team of mostly Indigenous researchers to learn about the challenges antimicrobial resistance presents in Indigenous communities and how to be involved in the global response. 

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Wolastoqey language app launched

The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at UNB launched a new smartphone app designed to help people learn the Wolastoqey language. 

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Truth and Reconciliation

As part of UNB’s commitment to the process of reconciliation, the University has developed its Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Strategic Action Plan. 

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