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News Releases

September 18, 2018
CMHR, Aaron Cohen   For immediate release Winnipeg – September 18, 2018 – Delegates from human rights museums in 20 countries around the world will gather at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg September 25 to 28 for a conference of the Federation of International Human...
September 12, 2018
Elder Clarence Nepinak prays in front of his ceremonial feather. Photo: CMHR, Aaron Cohen   For immediate release Winnipeg – September 12, 2018 – Elijah Harper’s eagle feather, a wampum belt made by a Haudenosaunee faith keeper and a Cree artist’s cradleboard “float” above handwritten excerpts...
July 17, 2018
Media advisory   Free admission from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on July 18 Winnipeg – July 17, 2018 –  A group of refugee and immigrant women in Winnipeg have created vibrant products from South African traditional fabric to celebrate Mandela’s 100th birthday on July 18 and the new exhibition Mandela:...
June 27, 2018
Aaron Cohen/CMHR   Media advisory Cupcakes, choir and family activities – open until 7 p.m. Winnipeg – June 27, 2018 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will be covered with red-and-white stripes and topped with a glowing red tower all weekend, from Friday night to Monday morning to...
June 18, 2018
Media advisory / photo opportunity   Winnipeg – June 18, 2018 – The summer solstice will be celebrated in the spirit of reconciliation at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights this Thursday on national Indigenous Peoples Day, with a free concert featuring Indian City, Kinnie Starr and Scott Nolan...
June 7, 2018
CMHR – Jessica Sigurdson   For immediate release Fight for freedom showcased through dramatic visuals, digital technology Winnipeg – June 7, 2018 – Visitors to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take...
June 5, 2018
Winnipeg – June 5, 2018 – A unique new program developed by The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg) and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will help business executives and organizational leaders shape workplace cultures that respect Indigenous and human rights. As Canadians work to...
May 24, 2018
Rhythm of Indonesia. Photo: CMHR/Doug Little   Media advisory / photo opportunity Winnipeg – May 24, 2018 – A showcase of vibrant dancing and drumming by diverse Asian-Canadian and Indigenous performers will be held at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) this Sunday to mark the end of...