Indigenous

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.

Great turnout at lecture exploring Indigenization and resiliency

A crowd gathered at UWinnipeg’s Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall on Friday, March 15 to hear UWinnipeg President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Annette Trimbee’s lecture on Indigenization as a Pathway to Resiliency.

UWinnipeg readies for 17th annual Spring Pow Wow

One of UWinnipeg’s staple celebrations — the annual Spring Pow Wow — is back for its 17th year on Saturday, March 23. Learn more about the event, its longtime coordinator, and some of the graduating students.

All welcome at “Indigenization as a Pathway to Resiliency” lecture

The public will have a chance to learn about Indigenization as a Pathway to Resiliency at a free public lecture by UWinnipeg’s President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Annette Trimbee, on Friday, March 15.

A call to the wild

UWinnipeg’s Timothy Coughlan was recruited by APTN to go into the Canadian wilderness on a 25-day journey in a 100 year-old canoe.

Louis Riel Bursaries – meet the talented Métis students

More than 70 Métis UWinnipeg students have been awarded a Louis Riel Bursary this academic year. Meet some of this year’s recipients!

Advancing reconciliation across Canada

The University of Winnipeg has officially launched an innovative national educational program — Indigenous Insights — with Canadian National Railway (CN) signing on as the premiere partner.