Posted on: 05/07/20 | Author: Communications
When COVID-19 began turning her world upside down, the first thing UWinnipeg historian, Dr. Mary Jane McCallum did was look back at her own family’s history of diseases. “I had to find a personal connection to what was happening, to look to the past – because I just didn’t know what to do,” she said.
Posted on: 04/08/20 | Author: Communications
The University of Winnipeg has received funding from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) to support Kishaadigeh, an Indigenous-led health research project developed by and with Indigenous communities and organizations to empower health research initiatives that reflect their priorities.
Posted on: 03/11/20 | Author: Communications
Celebrate the academic achievements of the graduating First Nation, Métis, and Inuit students during The University of Winnipeg’s 18th annual Spring Pow Wow on Saturday, March 21.
Posted on: 02/14/20 | Author: Communications
More than 60 Métis UWinnipeg students were awarded the Louis Riel Bursary in the Fall Term of this academic year. Meet a few of the recipients!
Posted on: 02/10/20 | Author: Communications
Indigenous art curators and scholars discussed art, knowledge systems, and community connections at a recent Métis Kitchen Table Talk, Sparking Miyeu Pimatishiwin, which took place on Thursday, February 6 at The University of Winnipeg.
Posted on: 09/23/19 | Author: Communications
The University of Winnipeg officially welcomed Jennefer Nepinak, Associate Vice-President of Indigenous Engagement, to the University community during a pipe ceremony on Friday, September 20 at the Axworthy Health and RecPlex. A citizen of Minegozhiibe Anishinabe (Pine Creek First Nation), Nepinak is a UWinnipeg alumna who’s held leadership roles at the Canadian Museum for Human …Read more >
Posted on: 09/06/19 | Author: Communications
Two UWinnipeg historians are leading a project featuring previously unseen historical photos of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit patients and staff at Manitoba tuberculosis (TB) hospitals, with the goal of making images accessible to former patients.
Posted on: 09/05/19 | Author: Communications
Wesmen basketball player Rayna Anderson is the winner of the UWinnipeg 2018-2019 Indigenous History Essay Prize.
Posted on: 09/04/19 | Author: Communications
A group of University of Winnipeg students learned ethnobotany from classroom instruction, Indigenous elders, and herbalists this summer, during a unique field school held at Medicine Eagle Lodge in the Keeseekoowenin First Nation near Riding Mountain National Park.
Posted on: 08/27/19 | Author: Communications
UWinnipeg’s Gallery 1C03 is going ‘supernatural’ with Indigenous superheros and fantasy comics exhibit from September 19 – November 30, 2019.