Indigenous

Community-based participatory research book launch

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Shauna MacKinnon launches her edited book,  Practising Community-Based Participatory Research, Stories of Engagement, Empowerment, and Mobilization on Friday, November 8 at 12:00 pm at Merchants Corner,

UWinnipeg introduces new program for non-traditional students

UWinnipeg has created a program to help non-traditional mature students return to university with the Beginning University Successfully (BUS) program.

Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre hosts girls and tech workshops

In honour of International Day of the Girl, Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre facilitated girls and tech workshops from October 9 – 16.

Daphne Odjig’s Thunderbird Woman recreated at UWinnipeg

Daphne Odjig’s iconic Thunderbird Woman was recreated on the Duckworth Centre as part of a collaborative project by UWinnipeg, the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Wall-to-Wall Mural and Culture Festival.

Red Ribbon Walk of Solidarity for MMIWG2S

On Thursday, October 4, The University of Winnipeg honoured the lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit People (MMIGW2S) during a walk of solidarity. Staff, students, and faculty members all participated — raising community awareness and demonstrating support for the families and survivors of this national tragedy. The walk originated at both …Read more >

Book on Brian Sinclair co-authored by UWinnipeg history prof

A new book co-authored by UWinnipeg history professor Mary Jane Logan McCallum and University of Manitoba history professor Adele Perry examines the story of Brian Sinclair, a middle-aged, non-Status Anishinaabeg resident of Winnipeg, who arrived in the emergency room of a major downtown hospital in 2008 — and ultimately died from an easily treatable infection …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s Kevin Lamoureux in documentary “First Contact” 

Kevin Lamoureux, UWinnipeg’s AVP-Indigenous Affairs, appears in the documentary “First Contact” — which airs in three parts on APTN, from September 11 – 13. The series follows a group of six Canadians on a 28-day journey that challenges their perceptions about Indigenous people. Narrated by George Stromboulopoulos, the show explores indigenous culture in Canada and takes the participants …Read more >

Lamoureux resumes duties as AVP, Indigenous Affairs

Fontaine named Indigenous Academic Lead, Nelson named Director of Community Learning Kevin Lamoureux has resumed his duties as The University of Winnipeg’s Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Affairs. Lamoureux returned on August 20, following a one-year leave for an interchange with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), during which he held the role of National …Read more >

Maria Campbell honoured at her home in Gabriel’s Crossing

Honouring Métis author, playwright, teacher, Elder and community worker Maria Campbell for her lifelong advocacy and contributions to Indigenous and Canadian arts and politics.

Photos: Star Blanket mural unveiled at Helen Betty Osborne building

The University of Winnipeg community, along with Synonym Art Consultation, unveiled the Star Blanket mural on the Helen Betty Osborne building on Saturday, August 18, 2018.