Indigenous

UWinnipeg readies for 17th annual Spring Pow Wow

One of UWinnipeg’s staple celebrations — the annual Spring Pow Wow — is back for its 17th year on Saturday, March 23. Learn more about the event, its longtime coordinator, and some of the graduating students.

All welcome at “Indigenization as a Pathway to Resiliency” lecture

The public will have a chance to learn about Indigenization as a Pathway to Resiliency at a free public lecture by UWinnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Annette Trimbee, on Friday, March 15.

A call to the wild

UWinnipeg’s Timothy Coughlan was recruited by APTN to go into the Canadian wilderness on a 25-day journey in a 100 year-old canoe.

Louis Riel Bursaries – meet the talented Métis students

More than 70 Métis UWinnipeg students have been awarded a Louis Riel Bursary this academic year. Meet some of this year’s recipients!

Advancing reconciliation across Canada

The University of Winnipeg has officially launched an innovative national educational program — Indigenous Insights — with Canadian National Railway (CN) signing on as the premiere partner.

Blanket ceremony honours UWinnipeg’s Indigenous language faculty

A blanket ceremony held Wednesday, January 23 honoured longtime University of Winnipeg Indigenous language instructors Ida Bear and Annie Boulanger, for their commitment to teaching Indigenous languages.

UWinnipeg and Wesmen Athletics to host fourth annual Indigenous Night

  The University of Winnipeg and Wesmen Athletics are pleased to once again host a night celebrating the Indigenous people and culture that contribute to our campus and teams.   In conjunction with UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal Students Council and Anishinabe Pride Basketball, the fourth annual Indigenous Night will take place Friday, January 11 for the Wesmen …Read more >

MP applauds UWinnipeg’s commitment to preserve Indigenous languages

Winnipeg Centre MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette applauded The University of Winnipeg’s commitment to preserving Indigenous languages while speaking to parliament in November.

Gallery 1C03 presents ‘locating the little heartbeats’

Julie Nagam: locating the little heartbeats, solo exhibit runs from January 10 – February 16, 2019 in Gallery 1C03.

Inspiration and opportunity at recent Indigenous Students in Science event

University of Winnipeg Indigenous students had a chance to connect with fellow peers and be inspired by faculty while learning about opportunities to take part in innovative research at a recent Indigenous Students in Science event. Elder Dan Thomas led a smudging ceremony and UWinnipeg alumni Mark Abotossaway shared his inspirational story with students. An Ojibwe from …Read more >