Indigenous

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.

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.

Blanket ceremony honours UWinnipeg’s Indigenous language faculty

A blanket ceremony held Wednesday, January 23 honoured longtime University of Winnipeg Indigenous language instructors Ida Bear and Annie Boulanger, for their commitment to teaching Indigenous languages.

UWinnipeg and Wesmen Athletics to host fourth annual Indigenous Night

  The University of Winnipeg and Wesmen Athletics are pleased to once again host a night celebrating the Indigenous people and culture that contribute to our campus and teams.   In conjunction with UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal Students Council and Anishinabe Pride Basketball, the fourth annual Indigenous Night will take place Friday, January 11 for the Wesmen …Read more >

Gallery 1C03 presents ‘locating the little heartbeats’

Julie Nagam: locating the little heartbeats, solo exhibit runs from January 10 – February 16, 2019 in Gallery 1C03.

Inspiration and opportunity at recent Indigenous Students in Science event

University of Winnipeg Indigenous students had a chance to connect with fellow peers and be inspired by faculty while learning about opportunities to take part in innovative research at a recent Indigenous Students in Science event. Elder Dan Thomas led a smudging ceremony and UWinnipeg alumni Mark Abotossaway shared his inspirational story with students. An Ojibwe from …Read more >