Fonds MSS 469 (A13-156) - Randi Gage fonds

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Randi Gage fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 469 (A13-156)

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0.03m of textual records
25 photographs : photocopied (colour)

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Randi Gage, an Ojibway woman, is an internationally known speaker on end-of-life/palliative care, diabetes, and other health and lifestyle issues. She holds an Associate of Applied Arts and Science in Bio-Medical Electronic Technology, a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Medical Studies, a Masters in Spiritual Healing, and a Doctorate in Theology, and is currently studying for her RN level certification in Palliative Care in Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton. She is a Vietnam-era veteran, the founding vice-president of the National Aboriginal Veterans Association, and the founding secretary/treasurer of the Manitoba Aboriginal Veterans Association; she also helped establish Aboriginal Veterans Day (November 8) in 1992. Randi also spent February 2005 in eastern Sri Lanka on tsunami relief as a support member of a Manitoba medical team. She is currently (2015) the vice-president of the Council of Women of Winnipeg, a board member of CancerCare Manitoba. In 2013, she was named a YWCA Woman of Distinction for Voluntarism, Advocacy and Community Enhancement, and in 2014 she received a Volunteer Manitoba Lieutenant Governor’s Make a Difference Community Award.

Custodial history

This collection was transferred to the University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections by the creator in 2013.

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This fonds is composed of a biographical sketch of the creator, photocopied photograph album pages, organization contact lists, an event program, a history of an Ojibwa family, and a draft speech.

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  • English

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This fonds is one of a series of collections transferred to the University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections through the community-academic partnership and research project entitled "Preserving the History of Aboriginal Institutional Development in Winnipeg", which was sponsored by the Manitoba Research Alliance (MRA) between 2008 and 2013, and funded by CURA and SSHRC Partnership Grants.

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MSS 469 (A13-156)

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Created by Samantha Booth, Sept. 2015

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  • English

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