Indigenous

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.

Meet Indigenous Summer Scholar Caitlin Mostoway Parker

Caitlin Mostoway Parker is hoping to expand her research experience through the Indigenous Summer Scholars Program (ISSP) before starting her virtual graduate studies with Trinity College Dublin this fall. As a classics major, Mostoway Parker spent summers participating in archaeological digs, which confirmed her passion for studying ancient cultures. She’s also taken part in an …Read more >

Celebrating Indigenous achievements

With Pow Wow cancelled and The University of Winnipeg’s Spring Convocation ceremonies postponed until the fall, UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC) spent June 24-26 mailing and hand-delivering gifts to graduating students and celebrate their achievements. 

Celebrating the ‘Dictionary Ladies’ of St. Laurent

The University of Winnipeg is proud to bestow upon Lorraine Coutu-Lavallee, June Bruce, and Agathe Chartrand each an Honorary Doctor of Letters. The trio was honoured at a Special Convocation during a Graduation Acknowledgement Ceremony hosted virtually by the Manitoba Metis Federation.

English-Cree cookbook receives international recognition

The English and Cree cookbook that began as part of an Indigenous Studies field placement in Fisher River Cree Nation in 2012, has received international recognition as a Gourmand 2020 Spring Harvest Award Winner.