Indigenous

UWinnipeg historians lead Manitoba Indigenous TB Photo Project

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.

Wesmen player earns Indigenous History Essay Prize

Wesmen basketball player Rayna Anderson is the winner of the UWinnipeg 2018-2019 Indigenous History Essay Prize. 

Medicine walks and scientific method unite in unique field school

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. 

When Raven Became Spider at Gallery 1C03

UWinnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 is going ‘supernatural’ with Indigenous superheros and fantasy comics exhibit from September 19 – November 30, 2019. 

IUS report examines localized approaches to ending homelessness

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.

UWinnipeger creates a toolkit for inclusive cities for UNESCO

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.

National Indigenous Peoples Day Bannock Breakfast photo gallery

In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, UWinnipeg hosted a delicious bannock breakfast on campus that was well attended. Check out who was there!

Elder Ruth Christie celebrates honorary degree with tree planting

After being recognized with an Honorary Doctor of Laws at The University of Winnipeg’s Spring Convocation ceremony on June 13, Elder Ruth Christie gifted UWinnipeg with a white birch sapling.

UWinnipeg alumna is Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar

UWinnipeg alumna, community leader, and Weweni Future Scholar, Jarita Greyeyes has been selected as a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar.

Two-Spirit Archives finds home at UWinnipeg

The Two-Spirit* of Manitoba officially launched its archival collection at UWinnipeg as part of UWinnipeg’s Pride celebrations.