Truth & Reconciliation

“The University of Manitoba is committed to helping the Truth and Reconciliation Commission achieve its objectives in whatever ways we can,” says president David Barnard. What is the University of Manitoba doing?

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Human Rights Expertise

Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms to which all human beings are entitled, including civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

More than 150 professors at the University of Manitoba focus on human-rights-related research.

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Dr. Chris Trott

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The average Canadian doesn't know much about what happens in our far north. Chris Trott helps to bridge this gap through focusing his work on northern and Inuit issues.  

In a recent paper, Trott shares how polar bears are integral to Inuit understandings of gender: they symbolizes a third gender that is neither male nor female, but also both male and female. 

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