Indigenous

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 >

Supporting Indigenous research

New UWinnipeg award provides up to $25,000 to faculty member WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum as the inaugural Indigenous Research Scholar Award recipient (UWIRSA). Dr. McCallum, Professor (History), intends to use the research funds to pursue several projects, including completion of a volume on Indigenous …Read more >

Métis research gets $600,000 boost

Ten-year agreement adds $60,000 annually towards Métis research and enhances student supports at UWinnipeg WINNIPEG, MB –The University of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) have a strong history of collaboration, and today that was strengthened with the joint announcement of an additional $600,000 to support Métis scholarship at UWinnipeg.   The agreement will …Read more >

INSURGENCE at the WAG curated by UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam

There is an INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, groundbreaking exhibition focused on leading and emerging Indigenous artists from across Canada at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG) co-curated by UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam.
This exhibition opens on September 22, 2017 and runs until April 2018.

More Indigenous students seeking advanced degrees

               Overall enrolment for Fall 2017 stable with 9,359 students WINNIPEG, MB – The number of Indigenous students choosing to continue their studies in graduate programs at The University of Winnipeg has almost doubled , and incoming Indigenous students now constitute 13% of the student body  (up from 12% last year), among the highest …Read more >