Indigenous

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 >

Indigenous feminism and Canada’s 150 with Dr. Kim Anderson

Weweni Indigenous scholar Dr. Kim Anderson will deliver a lecture entitled “Because it’s 2017: An Indigenous Feminist Commemoration of Canada 150” on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

Newcomers and Treaty Relations: a panel discussion

With the current influx of new comers and refugees to the city, The University of Winnipeg presents a timely lecture entitled Newcomers and Treaty Relations on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Eckhardt Gramatté Hall.

A book launch of Indigenous Art: New Media and the Digital

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam, Chair in the History of Indigenous Art in North America, and her co-editors, launch their book, PUBLIC 54: Indigenous Art: New Media and the Digital, on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, The launch is free and open to the public.

Louis Riel Day February 20 – Celebrating Métis student success

WINNIPEG, MB –An additional 74 University of Winnipeg students with Métis roots have received Louis Riel Bursaries for the academic year 2016-2017. Since 1999, the Manitoba Metis Federation and its education arm, the Louis Riel Institute, have been providing bursaries to Métis students attending UWinnipeg, amounting to just over $ 3.8 million. This is possible …Read more >

Indspire and UWinnipeg partner to nurture Indigenous talent

WINNIPEG, MB –A new partnership between Indspire and The University of Winnipeg will help 80 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in the coming year through the creation of a new award, geared specifically to those with demonstrated financial need. The University of Winnipeg/Indspire Indigenous Awards Program will provide each selected student with an award …Read more >

Indigenization in the Time of Pipelines with Chelsea Vowel

The next Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series presentation will feature Chelsea Vowel. She will be speaking on Indigenization in the Time of Pipelines on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall. Admission is free and all are welcome. Vowel is Métis from manitow-sâkahikan (Lac Ste. Anne) Alberta. She is a …Read more >