On June 7, The University of Winnipeg will be celebrating First Nations, Métis, and Inuit graduates during a special Indigenous Graduation Ceremony.
Stories celebrating UWinnipeg's Indigenous community.
UWinnipeg's Dr. Jaime Cidro and her Indigenous doula research team are celebrating another successful grant application from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada that comes with $449,980 in funding.
Unique research opportunities, academic mentorship, and the chance to make new connections are among the reasons upcoming ISSP participants are excited to enter the program.
On June 17 and 18, University of Winnipeg faculty members Dr. Jacqueline Romanow, Department of Indigenous Studies, and Dr. Jane Barter, Department of Religion and Culture, will be hosting the Report into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-Spirited Persons – The University Responds Conference.
The University of Winnipeg’s Prairie Climate Centre has co-developed and released Indigenous Knowledges content and data on the Climate Atlas of Canada by, with, and for numerous First Nations, Inuit, and Métis organizations and communities.
Christine M'Lot has co-authored a new program, Your Voice Is Power, which seeks to engage students using computer science and Indigenous hip hop. She also co-edited a textbook she hopes can provide the missing link between current and future Indigenous education.
Thanks to multi-year funding from the Government of Canada's CanCode program, the Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre will be able to grow their STEAM outreach programming.
Dr. Cathy Mattes, a Michif curator, writer and Associate Professor in History of Art, brought her culture to the classroom in the experiential history course Miyeu Pimaatshiwin, Beading, and Métis Kitchen Table Talk.
On June 17 and 18, The University of Winnipeg will be hosting a national conference looking at how universities can address the Calls for Justice of the National Inquiry into MMIWG2S.
The first report from the Canadian Reconciliation Barometer highlights the need to invest in education about Residential Schools—as well as Indigenous Peoples experiences in Canada more broadly.