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  On Earth Day 2021 (April 22), the Centre for Human Rights Research (CHRR) hosted a virtual screening of the first of three videos about LAND BACK that were produced by the David Suzuki Foundation. The video inspired a great conversation with our invited panelists, which involved examining questions suchRead More →

Watch this discussion online and read the summary below. On March 16, 2021, the Centre for Human Rights Research hosted a panel exploring themes of commemoration, reparation, and memory in light of the delayed Manitoba 150 celebrations. ***** 150 Seen Through the Lens of Treaty One After introducing her latestRead More →

At the Forks is a new platform developed by the Centre for Human Rights Research and Mamawipawin, both located at the University of Manitoba. Our goal is to disseminate timely, accessible research and thinking about Indigenous people and colonialism, in the past and the present, seen through the lenses ofRead More →

The Centre for Human Rights Research welcomes new manager Dr. Justin Rasmussen. Before joining the Centre for Human Rights Research, Justin worked as an Indigenous student advisor and co-ordinated the Indigenous Circle of Empowerment student leadership development program at the Indigenous Student Centre. Read more about Justin on our staffRead More →

Watch this discussion online or read the summary below. Stripped of dignity: Death and dying in the time of COVID, Harare, 2020 Historian Dr. Joyce Chadya’s new study examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed mourning practices in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe had 7,898 confirmed cases of the disease at the timeRead More →

In recognition of Prof. Karen Busby’s devotion to founding the Centre for Human Rights Research and building interdisciplinary research teams, including to tackle drinking water issues on First Nations, the centre presented her with this print by Métis artist Christi Belcourt. Dr. Adele Perry took over as the research centre’sRead More →