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Blanket Ceremony

A blanket ceremony held Wednesday, January 23 honoured longtime University of Winnipeg Indigenous language instructors Ida Bear and Annie Boulanger, for their commitment to teaching Indigenous languages.

They have been instrumental in teaching Ojibway and Cree here at The University of Winnipeg, said Indigenous Academic Lead Lorena Fontaine. We are very honoured and privileged to have them, and so grateful for the work they've done for us. It is also a great honour to have elders from Manitoba Aboriginal Languages Strategy here to assist with the ceremony.

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