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University of Manitoba reviewing self-identification system

The University of Manitoba is reviewing how it collects self-identification data for jobs and scholarships created specifically for people who are First Nations, Métis or Inuit, owing to concerns about false Indigeneity claims.

Seeks to curb exploitation by non-Indigenous staff, students

The University of Manitoba is among a group of Canadian schools that have recently announced plans to review their respective practices around self-identification. (University of Manitoba)

The University of Manitoba is reviewing how it collects self-identification data for jobs and scholarships created specifically for people who are First Nations, Métis or Inuit, owing to concerns about false Indigeneity claims.

Manitoba's largest post-secondary institute is among a group of Canadian schools that have recently announced plans to review their respective practices, following a series of controversies that have made headlines this year.

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