Indigenous

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.

Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre hosts girls and tech workshops

In honour of International Day of the Girl, Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre facilitated girls and tech workshops from October 9 – 16.

Daphne Odjig’s Thunderbird Woman recreated at UWinnipeg

Daphne Odjig’s iconic Thunderbird Woman was recreated on the Duckworth Centre as part of a collaborative project by UWinnipeg, the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Wall-to-Wall Mural and Culture Festival.

UWinnipeg’s Kevin Lamoureux in documentary “First Contact” 

Kevin Lamoureux, UWinnipeg’s AVP-Indigenous Affairs, appears in the documentary “First Contact” — which airs in three parts on APTN, from September 11 – 13. The series follows a group of six Canadians on a 28-day journey that challenges their perceptions about Indigenous people. Narrated by George Stromboulopoulos, the show explores indigenous culture in Canada and takes the participants …Read more >

Maria Campbell honoured at her home in Gabriel’s Crossing

Honouring Métis author, playwright, teacher, Elder and community worker Maria Campbell for her lifelong advocacy and contributions to Indigenous and Canadian arts and politics.

Photos: Star Blanket mural unveiled at Helen Betty Osborne building

The University of Winnipeg community, along with Synonym Art Consultation, unveiled the Star Blanket mural on the Helen Betty Osborne building on Saturday, August 18, 2018.