Indigenous

Dr. Jerry Fontaine launches new book: Our Hearts Are As One Fire

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Jerry Fontaine will be celebrating the launch of his new book, Our Hearts Are as One Fire: An Ojibway-Anishinabe Vision for the Future, at an online launch taking place Friday, October 23, 3:00 pm, via Zoom.

Developmental Studies welcomes Indigenous cohort

For the first time ever at The University of Winnipeg, there is an Indigenous cohort for the Development Studies Program this fall. Early Childhood Educators in Manitoba from Lac Brochet to the north, Rousseau River to the south, and students from Behrens River, Cross Lake, Norway House, and Peguis, among other communities, are participating.  

UWinnipeg recognizes MMIWG Awareness Day, Sunday October 4

The University of Winnipeg recognizes that Sunday, October 4 is Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Awareness Day. To understand the final report of the National Inquiry into Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA persons – Reclaiming Power and Place and the 231 Calls to Justice, the University has developed a special topics course.  231 Calls …Read more >

P2GS program promotes STEM research

The Pathways to Graduate Studies program gives undergraduate Indigenous students a chance to explore research opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Meet Indigenous Summer Scholar Meagan Malcolm

Meagan Malcolm is spending her summer exploring the decolonial student-led movement that put The University of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Course Requirement (ICR) in motion.

Meet Indigenous Summer Scholar Mohamed Crossman-Serb

Mohamed Crossman-Serb is working with Dr. Nora Casson, Department of Geography, to explore human influences on water quality.

Meet Indigenous Summer Scholar Greg Meconse

Greg Meconse is spending his summer delving into The University of Winnipeg Library’s e-books, looking to identify and describe Indigenous language and linguistic content.

Meet Indigenous Summer Scholar Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson is working with Dr. Mark Ruml, Department of Religion and Culture, on Indigenous Spiritual Biography as the Matrix for Truth and Reconciliation as part of The University of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Summer Scholar Program.

Meet Indigenous Summer Scholar Ben Roloff

Ben Roloff is spending his summer exploring soundscapes, and loving it, as part of the production team for the Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Īthiniwak project.

UWinnipeg students defend master’s theses virtually

Two UWinnipeg Master of Arts in Indigenous Governance students were determined not to let COVID-19 stop them from achieving their academic goals. Unable to present in person, they defended their theses via video conference.