Posted on: 11/29/19 | Author: Communications
Indigenous studies and history student, Elmer Gilbert Clarke spent his summer poring over books in UWinnipeg’s library, searching through texts for Ojibwa, Cree and Michif, as part of UWinnipeg’s Indigenous Summer Scholars program.
Posted on: 11/26/19 | Author: Communications
University of Winnipeg biochemistry student, Evan Loeb, and honours physics student, Melissa Anderson, are leading the way for Indigenous students studying science to have increased access to networking, peer support, and mentorship during their studies. They are inviting all Indigenous students studying science to join them as they form UWinnipeg’s first chapter of The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES).
Posted on: 09/23/19 | Author: Communications
The University of Winnipeg officially welcomed Jennefer Nepinak, Associate Vice-President of Indigenous Engagement, to the University community during a pipe ceremony on Friday, September 20 at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex. A citizen of Minegozhiibe Anishinabe (Pine Creek First Nation), Nepinak is a UWinnipeg alumna who’s held leadership roles at the Canadian Museum for Human …Read more >
Posted on: 09/06/19 | Author: Communications
Two UWinnipeg historians are leading a project featuring previously unseen historical photos of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit patients and staff at Manitoba tuberculosis (TB) hospitals, with the goal of making images accessible to former patients.
Posted on: 09/05/19 | Author: Communications
Wesmen basketball player Rayna Anderson is the winner of the UWinnipeg 2018-2019 Indigenous History Essay Prize.
Posted on: 09/04/19 | Author: Communications
A group of University of Winnipeg students learned ethnobotany from classroom instruction, Indigenous elders, and herbalists this summer, during a unique field school held at Medicine Eagle Lodge in the Keeseekoowenin First Nation near Riding Mountain National Park.
Posted on: 08/27/19 | Author: Communications
UWinnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 is going ‘supernatural’ with Indigenous superheros and fantasy comics exhibit from September 19 – November 30, 2019.
Posted on: 08/23/19 | Author: Communications
The University of Winnipeg’s Institute of Urban Studies (IUS) launched a report examining emergent practices in localizing the Housing First approach to ending homelessness, which is now in the hands of homelessness-serving organizations across Canada, the US, and as far afield as New Zealand.
Posted on: 08/22/19 | Author: Communications
Dr. Yvonne Vizina co-authored a report exploring a holistic approach to advancing reconciliation that has recently been released by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.
Posted on: 06/21/19 | Author: Communications
In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, UWinnipeg hosted a delicious bannock breakfast on campus that was well attended. Check out who was there!