Indigenous

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 >

Jamie Wilson lecture on Indigenous economic development

FEB. 26: PLEASE NOTE, THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. IT MAY BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Guest Speaker Jamie Wilson – Indigenous Economic Development – all welcome Wednesday, February 28, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Leatherdale Hall A new course is underway at The University of Winnipeg that examines economic development issues facing …Read more >

Supporting Métis research and students

The University of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that brings an additional $600,000 to campus to support Métis scholarship at UWinnipeg over the next decade.    Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, UWinnipeg and Dr. David Chartrand, President, MMF, say the new initiative builds on a strong …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s MDP earns Cando certification

The Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando), has approved MDP graduates to also obtain Technician Aboriginal Economic Developer certification. This gives UWinnipeg graduates a competitive advantage if they want to work with Indigenous communities in Canada.

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam hosts symposium on Indigenous Futures

Speakers from all over the world are coming to Winnipeg to discuss Indigenous art, media, scholarship, and cultural innovation from around the globe from November 28 – December 2, 2017 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.

UWinnipeg researchers participate in Indigenous Health Symposium

On Wednesday, November 22 and Thursday, November 23, two UWinnipeg researchers are presenting at the 5th annual Indigenous Health Symposium, Looking Forward, Pushing Back: Research, Resistance, Resurgence, hosted by the University of Manitoba. Keynote Speakers: Wednesday, November 22 at 10:00 am Dr. Mary Jane McCallum & Dr. Scott de Groot White Supremacy and Indigenous Health …Read more >

Passing of Nolan Caribou

It is with great sadness that The University of Winnipeg community mourns the sudden death of alumnus Nolan Caribou while in service with the Canadian Armed Forces. Nolan was well known and liked on campus especially within the close-knit community at the Aboriginal Student Services Center.  He graduated in autumn 2017 with a Bachelor of …Read more >

Nine UWinnipeg folks selected as CBC Future 40 finalists

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates the following for being singled out by CBC Manitoba as leaders in its 2017 Future 40 campaign. Andrew Kaplan – BA 2003 Andrew has been shaping the lives of students in many different ways throughout his career. Mr. Kaplan’s energy and passion act to inspire and educate his students …Read more >

Everyone welcome to mural making event

Everyone is invited to witness and participate in a unique “live” art project which will result in a permanent mural display on The University of Winnipeg’s campus. Commissioned by UWinnipeg and Canada’s National Arts Centre, Ojibwe multi-media visual artist Jessica Canard is designing a mural called Connecting Communities, to bring together people from different backgrounds …Read more >