Since the fall of 2016, incoming undergraduate learners at the University of Winnipeg have had to take at least one class on Indigenous histories, cultures or matters in order to graduate.
The policy, among the first of its kind in the country, was introduced after students pitched it to combat anti-Indigenous racism on campus.
New research shows the course requirement is deepening student awareness about ongoing injustices tied to settler colonialism — but the authors of the report warn not all graduates are grasping decolonization as unending work.
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