Indigenous

MAIG grad headed to prestigious sustainable development summit

UWinnipeg alumna and Masters of Arts in Indigenous Governance graduate Brielle Beaudin-Reimer is one of 40 young leaders invited to participate in the prestigious Generation SDG Summit hosted by the Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) from April 21-25. The Generation SDG Summit brings together voices from different disciplines, generations (half of the participants are under 30), and …Read more >

Indigenous knowledge champion receives HD of Laws

Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Aotearoa (New Zealand) today received an Honorary Doctor of Laws in a Special Convocation ceremony at The University of Winnipeg.

Special Convocation honours Indigenous knowledge champion

Māori scholar Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith will receive a Honorary Doctor of Laws from UWinnipeg during a Special Convocation Ceremony on Friday, April 6, 2018.

16th Annual UWinnipeg Spring Graduation Pow Wow

Check out a few photos from the University’s 16th Annual Spring Graduation Pow Wow.

Students share compelling Indigenous research

The University of Winnipeg hosted a special Three Minute Thesis competition  focused on Indigenous research with graduate students from UWinnipeg, UManitoba and Pueblo Nation from Arizona State University.

Statement from Dr. Annette Trimbee (re: Tina Fontaine)

With the trial of Raymond Cormier in the news, many of us in the UWinnipeg community have been thinking often of Tina Fontaine. Tina Fontaine was a young Indigenous person and a member of our community whose murder sparked national outrage and drew attention to the issue of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls. …Read more >

Statement from Dr. Annette Trimbee in support of Indigenous community

The University of Winnipeg is committed to creating safer spaces for students and community members, particularly Indigenous peoples. Like many across the country, we in the UWinnipeg community are saddened by the needless loss of young lives and futures, including Colten Boushie and Tina Fontaine. Tina was a member of the community in which we …Read more >

A film on revitalizing Lord Selkirk Park – free screening

The Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies invites all to a free public screening of A Good Place to Live, followed by a Q and A discussion with Lord Selkirk Park community members and Professor Jim Silver.  Directed by Ian Mauro and Jim Silver, the film about Lord Selkirk Place, a public housing initiative in …Read more >

Louis Riel Bursaries – meet the talented Métis students

80 Métis students receive Louis Riel bursaries for 2017-2018 WINNIPEG, MB –As we approach Louis Riel Day in Manitoba, The University of Winnipeg is proud to celebrate the achievements of 80 Métis students who have received Louis Riel bursaries for this academic year.  Since 1999, the Manitoba Metis Federation and its education arm, the Louis …Read more >

Student, mom, inspiring role-model – meet Aja Oliver

  A few short years ago, Aja Oliver would not have believed she would be working as a community support worker while attending classes at The University of Winnipeg. The 35 year-old single mother with four children, who range from 7 to 18 years old, now feels “there is nothing I cannot do.”  The remarkable …Read more >