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The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is located on ancestral lands, on Treaty 1 Territory. The Red River Valley is also the birthplace of the Métis. We acknowledge the water in the Museum is sourced from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation.

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What if you were taken from your family?

A story about Indian residential schools and their legacy

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A group of boys wearing pyjamas kneels on single beds with heads bowed and hands clasped as if in prayer. A woman stands in the room with her hands clasped in a similar manner.

Stories

Dick Patrick: An Indigenous veteran’s fight for inclusion

By Jason Permanand and Steve McCullough

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A snow-covered country road with mountains in the background.

Nursing and Indigenous peoples’ health: reconciliation in practice

By Maureen Fitzhenry

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A group of Indigenous women nurses stand together outside.

Picking Up the Pieces: The Making of the Witness Blanket

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Large artwork consisting of objects set in cedar frames.

The life and death of Elzéar Goulet

By Karine Duhamel

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Riders on horseback with arrows and lances drawn ride across a rolling prairie landscape towards a herd of buffalo.

Events

Indigenous films and filmmakers

June 1 to 30, 2021

Cost: Free

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Plan your visit

Location

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 0L5

Hours

Closed Today

Admission

Adult General Admission:

$18

Exhibitions

Artivism

April 30, 2021 to January 16, 2022

Several white plaster faces hang from strings, inside a cage.

Witness Blanket: Preserving a Legacy

April 30, 2021 to January 16, 2022

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A large horizontal art installation with a wooden frame made up of multiple diamonds and rectangles to which many objects are mounted. There is a half-opened door in the middle of the work.

Explore the Museum from home

Join Museum guides for virtual tours of our exhibits and architecture. Download our mobile app to check out the entire Museum, gallery by gallery. Discover our many special online experiences.

A smiling woman being filmed by a cell phone. Her image is visible on the phone's screen.

Photo: CMHR, Scott Gillam