Indigenous

Indigenous feminism and Canada’s 150 with Dr. Kim Anderson

Weweni Indigenous scholar Dr. Kim Anderson will deliver a lecture entitled “Because it’s 2017: An Indigenous Feminist Commemoration of Canada 150” on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.

Newcomers and Treaty Relations: a panel discussion

With the current influx of new comers and refugees to the city, The University of Winnipeg presents a timely lecture entitled Newcomers and Treaty Relations on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Eckhardt Gramatté Hall.

A book launch of Indigenous Art: New Media and the Digital

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Nagam, Chair in the History of Indigenous Art in North America, and her co-editors, launch their book, PUBLIC 54: Indigenous Art: New Media and the Digital, on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, The launch is free and open to the public.

Louis Riel Day February 20 – Celebrating Métis student success

WINNIPEG, MB –An additional 74 University of Winnipeg students with Métis roots have received Louis Riel Bursaries for the academic year 2016-2017. Since 1999, the Manitoba Metis Federation and its education arm, the Louis Riel Institute, have been providing bursaries to Métis students attending UWinnipeg, amounting to just over $ 3.8 million. This is possible …Read more >

Indspire and UWinnipeg partner to nurture Indigenous talent

WINNIPEG, MB –A new partnership between Indspire and The University of Winnipeg will help 80 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in the coming year through the creation of a new award, geared specifically to those with demonstrated financial need. The University of Winnipeg/Indspire Indigenous Awards Program will provide each selected student with an award …Read more >

Indigenization in the Time of Pipelines with Chelsea Vowel

The next Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series presentation will feature Chelsea Vowel. She will be speaking on Indigenization in the Time of Pipelines on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall. Admission is free and all are welcome. Vowel is Métis from manitow-sâkahikan (Lac Ste. Anne) Alberta. She is a …Read more >

UWinnipeg’s own is the Wilbert H. Ahern Distinguished Lecturer

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Julie Pelletier will be speaking on “Speaking Truth as Indigenization: Academia and Reconciliation at The University of Minnesota, Morris on Monday, February 6, 2017.

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!