Indigenous

Youth United@Winnipeg comes to life

Breaking barriers, building bridges in the spirit of reconciliation WINNIPEG, MB – “It is up to every Canadian to be an ally in the journey to achieving both truth and reconciliation.” UWinnipeg student participant, Kailey Bradco Kailey Bradco is one of twenty University of Winnipeg students taking part in a ground-breaking summer learning program that …Read more >

Spring and Summer Institutes offered for 2017

The University and the Public Good – May 1 to May 12 Dr. W. Rory Dickson, Assistant Professor, Religion and Culture This course is open to all UWinnipeg students as an upper-level seminar course: pre-requisite is 6 credit hours in Religion & Culture courses. The University of Winnipeg’s 50th Anniversary presents the campus community with an …Read more >

Diversity Foods tee-ses appetites at Players Golf Course

 Award-winning food service expands culinary presence in Winnipeg WINNIPEG, MB – Southeast Resource Development Council has chosen award-winning Diversity Foods as food provider at its 100% Indigenous-owned Players Golf Course, located in northwest Winnipeg. Diversity Foods was born at The University of Winnipeg in 2009 as a joint venture between the University of Winnipeg’s Community …Read more >

A class where the buffalo roam

Living in traditional tipis among the bison at the ANPO-Bison Ranch, near Rossburn, Manitoba was part of a history class at UWinnipeg this summer.

May lectures feature extraordinary speakers

EDWARD SNOWDEN, VANDANA SHIVA, ANGELA DAVIS – May lectures bring thought-provoking ideas to campus as UWinnipeg celebrates 50th anniversary WINNIPEG, MB –Two extraordinary individuals will deliver the Spring 2017 Axworthy Distinguished Lectures on Social Justice and the Public Good — former US intelligence officer and whistleblower, Edward Snowden, (May 9 via webcast) and eco-feminist, Dr. …Read more >

Spring Break Camp a fun week for inner-city children

Generous donors make free day camp possible A community day camp for up to 20 children and youth is providing fun learning experiences at UWinnipeg’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre throughout the spring break week. Activities include lessons in robotics, working with snap circuits (electronics), science experiments, arts and crafts, Anishinaabe language classes and Anishinaabemowin games, …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Julie Nagam to serve on WAG Indigenous Advisory Circle

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is pleased to announce UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam as a co-chair of the newly formed Indigenous Advisory Circle.

UWinnipeg awarded two SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants

The total value granted to UWinnipeg is $48,873 for research projects that focus on the experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

Student helps bring Spring Pow Wow to life March 18

It takes many hardworking volunteers to organize the very successful UWinnipeg Spring Pow Wow, and student Teddy Lands has stepped up to recruit and coordinate those helping hands. UWinnipeg’s 15th Annual Spring Pow Wow honours Indigenous graduates, their professors and families in a day-long celebration and feast. Lands was motivated to help because she remembers …Read more >

Tanya Tagaq to deliver Spring 2017 Axworthy lecture – POSTPONED

Tanya Tagaq to deliver Spring 2017 Axworthy lecture has been postponed with future date to be determined. WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce that acclaimed artist and compelling throat singer from Nunavut, Tanya Tagaq, will be the fourth speaker in The Axworthy Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Justice and the Public …Read more >