Pawaatamihk is an open-access journal showcasing Métis thought inside the academy and in community.
Stories celebrating UWinnipeg's Indigenous community.
Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum's latest book, which explores the history of student labour at Mount Elgin Indian Residential School, has been shortlisted for an Indigenous Literature Award by the First Nations Community READ program.
Throughout the week, special events, learning opportunities, and activities will be dedicated to honouring Residential School Survivors and learning from Indigenous Peoples and perspectives.
The University of Winnipeg is one of three post-secondary institutions in Canada to receive the Robbins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity, which is valued at $100,000.
The University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Graduate Studies has celebrated another successful year of the Indigenous Summer Scholars Program. In total, 20 scholars embarked on 12-weeks of applied research projects in a variety of topics and fields of study with great success, which also included a three-month research project in Serbia.
A sacred symbol that represents traditional Indigenous culture, an Eagle Staff is used at Indigenous ceremonies and celebratory functions. UWinnipeg's Eagle Staff, received this past spring, was used for the very first time at the Indigenous Graduation Pow Wow in March.
Indigenous History Essay Prize recipient examines the historical division of English and French Métis families
International Studies student Jessica Whyte is being recognized with the annual prize for her essay, 'Socioeconomic Disparities in Rooster Town: An Analysis of the Historical Division Between English Métis and French Métis Families,' which was written in Dr. Ryan Eyford’s History of the Métis in Canada (HIST-3525) course.
Co-authored by UWinnipeg's Dr. Shauna MacKinnon, 'Indigenous Resistance & Development in Winnipeg 1960-2000' explores the rich historical grounding of Indigenous peoples grassroots organizing developed through resistance and community work and traces Indigenous city development through the decades, encompassing generations of Indigenous community organizers.
The camp, which is designed for students in Grades 1 to 8, gives children the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics, while incorporating Indigenous knowledge, language, and culture as much as possible.
University of Winnipeg Canada Research Chair Dr. Mary Jane Logan McCallum says the Guide, released June 21 in recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day, "was developed to assist Indigenous families and communities searching for loved ones who were sent to Indian hospitals and sanatoriums in Manitoba and never returned."