Indigenous

Making Indigenous languages accessible through technology

Cameron Lozinski has big plans for Indigenous language revitalization in Canada — and he’s going to start by developing an app that will make his ancestral language more accessible.

Nobel Laureate, Métis author, and Indigenous 2LGBTQ+ activist to receive HDs

Three champions for vulnerable communities will be recognized for their lifetime achievements when The University of Winnipeg confers its honorary doctorates at the 2018 Spring Convocation. Groundbreaking Métis author, playwright, and teacher Maria Campbell; distinguished malaria researcher and Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter Agre; and well-respected Indigenous knowledge keeper Albert McLeod will each receive degrees at …Read more >

Indigenous Language Revitalization

Relearning a family language, teaching others, learning how to pray — the reasons for taking part in UWinnipeg’s summer 2017 Learn to Speak Ojibwe program were as diverse as the students.

International conference examines access to justice

Featured speakers open and free to all – May 9 to 11, 2018 Participants from across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and Africa will be gathering at The University of Winnipeg next week to explore barriers many people face in accessing justice. Find a full program of events and abstracts of each lecture here. …Read more >

Community celebrates grand opening of Merchants Corner

WINNIPEG, MB – Guided by Elders Stan McKay and Ann Callahan, involving countless hours of community conversations and consultations, it is a dream seven years in the making: Today Merchants Corner, an innovative education, community and housing hub that is transforming the iconic intersection of Selkirk Avenue and Andrews Street in Winnipeg’s North End, officially …Read more >

Youth United@Winnipeg — education, community, reconciliation

Innovative program aimed at building bridges  – read the Winnipeg Free Press story here. WINNIPEG, MB – Beginning next week, twenty University of Winnipeg students will come together in Winnipeg’s North End to spend the summer learning and working in community organizations, in an innovative program called YouthUnited@Winnipeg. In partnership with the City of Winnipeg, …Read more >

The Manitoba Metis Federation will match your donation!

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>&lt;span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”&gt;&lt;/span&gt; Help support Métis students at UWinnipeg. The Manitoba Metis Federation will MATCH your donation 2 to 1. The University of Winnipeg Foundation has just launched an exciting crowd funding campaign with the Manitoba Metis Federation. …Read more >

MAIG grad headed to prestigious sustainable development summit

UWinnipeg alumna and Masters of Arts in Indigenous Governance graduate Brielle Beaudin-Reimer is one of 40 young leaders invited to participate in the prestigious Generation SDG Summit hosted by the Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) from April 21-25. The Generation SDG Summit brings together voices from different disciplines, generations (half of the participants are under 30), and …Read more >

Indigenous knowledge champion receives HD of Laws

Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith of Aotearoa (New Zealand) today received an Honorary Doctor of Laws in a Special Convocation ceremony at The University of Winnipeg.

Special Convocation honours Indigenous knowledge champion

Māori scholar Dr. Linda Tuhiwai Smith will receive a Honorary Doctor of Laws from UWinnipeg during a Special Convocation Ceremony on Friday, April 6, 2018.