Indigenous

Blanket ceremony honours UWinnipeg’s Indigenous language faculty

A blanket ceremony held Wednesday, January 23 honoured longtime University of Winnipeg Indigenous language instructors Ida Bear and Annie Boulanger, for their commitment to teaching Indigenous languages.

UWinnipeg and Wesmen Athletics to host fourth annual Indigenous Night

  The University of Winnipeg and Wesmen Athletics are pleased to once again host a night celebrating the Indigenous people and culture that contribute to our campus and teams.   In conjunction with UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal Students Council and Anishinabe Pride Basketball, the fourth annual Indigenous Night will take place Friday, January 11 for the Wesmen …Read more >

MP applauds UWinnipeg’s commitment to preserve Indigenous languages

Winnipeg Centre MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette applauded The University of Winnipeg’s commitment to preserving Indigenous languages while speaking to parliament in November.

Gallery 1C03 presents ‘locating the little heartbeats’

Julie Nagam: locating the little heartbeats, solo exhibit runs from January 10 – February 16, 2019 in Gallery 1C03.

Inspiration and opportunity at recent Indigenous Students in Science event

University of Winnipeg Indigenous students had a chance to connect with fellow peers and be inspired by faculty while learning about opportunities to take part in innovative research at a recent Indigenous Students in Science event. Elder Dan Thomas led a smudging ceremony and UWinnipeg alumni Mark Abotossaway shared his inspirational story with students. An Ojibwe from …Read more >

Indigenous Summer Scholars Program alumni awarded national scholarships

Indigenous Summer Scholars Program alumni Taylor Wilson (left) and Courtney Bear (right) were awarded two of three National Indigenous Economic Education Fund (NIEFF) scholarships from the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (Cando).

Lamoureux returning to the Faculty of Education

Kevin Lamoureux, Associate Vice President (AVP) Indigenous Affairs, returns to the Faculty of Education.

Community-based participatory research book launch

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Shauna MacKinnon launches her edited book,  Practising Community-Based Participatory Research, Stories of Engagement, Empowerment, and Mobilization on Friday, November 8 at 12:00 pm at Merchants Corner,

Fixing the justice system

Social worker Jennifer Meixner was working with the Contemporary Criminal Justice System for 10 years, when she realized the system was broken. This realization is the purpose of her research for her Masters on Indigenous Governance.

UWinnipeg introduces new program for non-traditional students

UWinnipeg has created a program to help non-traditional mature students return to university with the Beginning University Successfully (BUS) program.