Indigenous

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.

Pathways to Graduate Studies inspires Indigenous student research

For the second summer in a row, Indigenous students studying science at The University of Winnipeg are able to gain research experience and build a network with other Indigenous students, thanks to the Pathways to Graduate Studies (P2GS) program funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

UWinnipeg health historian turns to past to understand present

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.

UWinnipeg Indigenous health research receives $3.5 million boost

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.

UWinnipeg annual Spring Pow Wow cancelled

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.

Louis Riel Bursaries – meet the talented Métis students

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!

Métis Kitchen Table Talk: photo album

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.