Fonds 19.033 - Mordoch and Two-Spirited People of Manitoba Inc. fonds

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Mordoch and Two-Spirited People of Manitoba Inc. fonds

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CA UWA 19.033

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0.3 cm textual records ;
1.214 MB (3 PDFs)

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Dr. Elaine Mordoch is a Registered Nurse and an Associate Professor at the University of Manitoba. Her research and teaching involve mental illness, trauma, and the intergenerational/family effects of these conditions, with a focus on the Indigenous community.

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(2018 --)

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Two-Spirited People of Manitoba Inc. is an organization that seeks to improve the quality of life of Two-Spirit (Indigenous lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people. It is run by a volunteer Board of Directors, and its activities include awareness workshops, community events, and activism. It has existed since 1986, co-founded by Albert McLeod; it was registered as a Non Profit Organization in 2007. It is one of seventeen organizations affiliated with the International Council of Two-Spirit Societies.

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The University of Winnipeg Archives has been stewards of the records since they were transferred by Dr. Mordoch in 2019.

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Fonds consists of three posters created jointly by the University of Manitoba’s College of Nursing and Two-Spirited People of Manitoba, Inc. as a project to raise awareness and increase knowledge about Two Spirit People in both historical and contemporary terms. The project was called “Two Spirit Truths: Returning to the Circle” and included Elder Albert McLeod, Dr. Elaine Murdoch, Chantelle Chartier, and River Steele Guillas. The posters are available in both printed and digital format.

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Copyright is retained by the Two-Spirited People of Manitoba Inc. and Elaine Mordoch. Rights have been transferred to the University for stewardship purposes.

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Entry created 13 February 2020 -- Daniel Matthes

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