Indigenous

Shedding Light on Bioenergy Development

The University of Winnipeg’s Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research has partnered with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and the University of Alberta on a new biomass energy innovation project.

Weweni Indigenous Scholar Dr. Lorna Williams

Dr.Williams will be speaking on “How Universities can Support Indigenous Language Revitalization and Maintenance” on Wednesday, January 11th at 12:30 pm –1:30 pm in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Spotlight On Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies and The University of Winnipeg is grounded in the intellectual and cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples in Canada and around the globe. Follow the link to find out more and watch our video!

Coming In to Indigenous Sovereignty with Dr. Alex Wilson

All are invited to hear Dr. Alex Wilson present a lecture titled “Coming In to Indigenous Sovereignty: Relationality and Resurgence” at tomorrow’s Weweni Indigenous Speaker Series event. This presentation will share an understanding of Cree philosophy and discuss contemporary understandings of relationality and relational accountability. Wilson will discuss how the global Indigenous social movement Idle …Read more >

New Canada Research Chair in Culture and Public Memory

UWinnipeg welcomes the appointment of Dr. Angela Failler a new Research Chair (CRC) in Culture and Public Memory. UWinnipeg now has five prestigious CRCs on campus that strengthen UWinnipeg’s position as a world leader in research and development.

CBC’s “Highway of Tears” on campus November 30th

Students, faculty, staff and members of the public have the opportunity to experience CBC’s documentary The Highway of Tears: a  five-minute film using virtual reality headsets that will be available on campus on Wednesday, November 30 from 3 pm to 6 pm. WHERE: outside Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall WHEN: Wednesday November 30, 2016 from 3 pm- 6 …Read more >

Wesmen Indigenous Night on Thursday, Nov 24

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen in conjunction with the University of Winnipeg’s Aboriginal Student Council and Pride Basketball are pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual University of Winnipeg Wesmen Indigenous Night will be taking place this Thursday (November 24th) when the Wesmen Basketball teams take on the Brandon University Bobcats. The event will help …Read more >

Governor General Literary Poet Katherena Vermette speaks at UWinnipeg

Award winning writer, Katherena Vermette will be speaking at the UWinnipeg Urban and Inner-City Studies North End campus this Wednesday, November 23, at noon.

Romeo Saganash speaks at UWinnipeg

Romeo Saganash, MP of Abitibi–Baie-James–Nunavik–Eeyou, Quebec will be speaking at UWinnipeg on Friday November 18 at 1:00 – 2:30 pm, on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People and experiential learning.

Generous donors support recreation for Indigenous and refugee youth

UWinnipeg celebrates a generous gift of $70,000, thanks to fundraising efforts spearheaded by Dr. Lloyd Axworthy and Winnipeg entrepreneur Joe Bova. This money will allow a range of free recreation and wellness programming at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex for inner-city youth and children.