Indigenous

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.

Indigenous STEAM Camp receives NSERC funding

The annual camp received $75,000 in funding over three years. With the added support and security, organizers will be able to incorporate more computer science and coding with Indigenous knowledge.

Jennefer Nepinak appointed AVP, Indigenous Engagement

Dr. Annette Trimbee, President and Vice-Chancellor, is pleased to announce that Jennefer Nepinak is the new Associate Vice-President, Indigenous Engagement at The University of Winnipeg, and will start in the role on August 1, 2019. Nepinak is a citizen of Minegozhiibe Anishinabe (Pine Creek First Nation) and is fluent in Ojibwe. Nepinak has held leadership …Read more >

Spring Feast honours Indigenous scholarship

The University of Winnipeg hosted its second-annual Spring Feast, celebrating the renewal of the earth and acknowledging the work of Indigenous scholars, students and community members.

UWinnipeg Spring Pow Wow

More than 40 First Nation, Métis, and Inuit graduates were honoured during UWinnipeg’s annual celebration on Saturday, March 23.