Posted on: 07/02/20 | Author: Communications
With Pow Wow cancelled and The University of Winnipeg’s Spring Convocation ceremonies postponed until the fall, UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC) spent June 24-26 mailing and hand-delivering gifts to graduating students and celebrate their achievements.
Posted on: 06/30/20 | Author: Communications
The University of Winnipeg is proud to bestow upon Lorraine Coutu-Lavallee, June Bruce, and Agathe Chartrand each an Honorary Doctor of Letters. The trio was honoured at a Special Convocation during a Graduation Acknowledgement Ceremony hosted virtually by the Manitoba Metis Federation.
Posted on: 06/09/20 | Author: Communications
The English and Cree cookbook that began as part of an Indigenous Studies field placement in Fisher River Cree Nation in 2012, has received international recognition as a Gourmand 2020 Spring Harvest Award Winner.
Posted on: 06/08/20 | Author: Communications
For the second summer in a row, Indigenous students studying science at The University of Winnipeg are able to gain research experience and build a network with other Indigenous students, thanks to the Pathways to Graduate Studies (P2GS) program funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Posted on: 05/07/20 | Author: Communications
When COVID-19 began turning her world upside down, the first thing UWinnipeg historian, Dr. Mary Jane McCallum did was look back at her own family’s history of diseases. “I had to find a personal connection to what was happening, to look to the past – because I just didn’t know what to do,” she said.
Posted on: 04/08/20 | Author: Communications
The University of Winnipeg has received funding from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) to support Kishaadigeh, an Indigenous-led health research project developed by and with Indigenous communities and organizations to empower health research initiatives that reflect their priorities.
Posted on: 03/11/20 | Author: Communications
Celebrate the academic achievements of the graduating First Nation, Métis, and Inuit students during The University of Winnipeg’s 18th annual Spring Pow Wow on Saturday, March 21.
Posted on: 02/14/20 | Author: Communications
More than 60 Métis UWinnipeg students were awarded the Louis Riel Bursary in the Fall Term of this academic year. Meet a few of the recipients!
Posted on: 02/10/20 | Author: Communications
Indigenous art curators and scholars discussed art, knowledge systems, and community connections at a recent Métis Kitchen Table Talk, Sparking Miyeu Pimatishiwin, which took place on Thursday, February 6 at The University of Winnipeg.
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 >