Indigenous

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 >

Indigenous Summer Scholars Program alumni awarded national scholarships

Indigenous Summer Scholars Program alumni Taylor Wilson (left) and Courtney Bear (right) were awarded two of three National Indigenous Economic Education Fund (NIEFF) scholarships from the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando).

Lamoureux returning to the Faculty of Education

Kevin Lamoureux, Associate Vice President (AVP) Indigenous Affairs, returns to the Faculty of Education.

Community-based participatory research book launch

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Shauna MacKinnon launches her edited book,  Practising Community-Based Participatory Research, Stories of Engagement, Empowerment, and Mobilization on Friday, November 8 at 12:00 pm at Merchants Corner,

Fixing the justice system

Social worker Jennifer Meixner was working with the Contemporary Criminal Justice System for 10 years, when she realized the system was broken. This realization is the purpose of her research for her Masters on Indigenous Governance.

UWinnipeg introduces new program for non-traditional students

UWinnipeg has created a program to help non-traditional mature students return to university with the Beginning University Successfully (BUS) program.

Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre hosts girls and tech workshops

In honour of International Day of the Girl, Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre facilitated girls and tech workshops from October 9 – 16.

Daphne Odjig’s Thunderbird Woman recreated at UWinnipeg

Daphne Odjig’s iconic Thunderbird Woman was recreated on the Duckworth Centre as part of a collaborative project by UWinnipeg, the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Wall-to-Wall Mural and Culture Festival.

Red Ribbon Walk of Solidarity for MMIWG2S

On Thursday, October 4, The University of Winnipeg honoured the lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit People (MMIGW2S) during a walk of solidarity. Staff, students, and faculty members all participated — raising community awareness and demonstrating support for the families and survivors of this national tragedy. The walk originated at both …Read more >

Book on Brian Sinclair co-authored by UWinnipeg history prof

A new book co-authored by UWinnipeg history professor Mary Jane Logan McCallum and University of Manitoba history professor Adele Perry examines the story of Brian Sinclair, a middle-aged, non-Status Anishinaabeg resident of Winnipeg, who arrived in the emergency room of a major downtown hospital in 2008 — and ultimately died from an easily treatable infection …Read more >