Category:  Events

Winnipeg, MB  — As the 22nd Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) comes to a close at the United Nations in New York City, a number of hydro-impacted First Nation representatives are returning home to Manitoba. The two-week event was an opportunity to liaise and connect with dignitaries and Indigenous representatives from around the world, raising awareness at an international level abo

On Wednesday, January 16th, a representative from Manitoba Hydro came to the University of Manitoba campus to discuss prospective summer employment for Indigenous students. Hosted in Migizii Agamik, students gathered to listen to a 45 minute presentation on the how's and why's to apply for a summer position. The speaker provided statistics regarding Indigenous employment, stating that Manitob

On February 16th we had a chance to showcase some of the research taking place within the WHA and network with new students interested in getting involved. Usually we host community gatherings for our partners outside of Winnipeg. These are opportunities to network, share experiences, and work together to formulate research priorities. The Research Open House was an opportunity to host an event

Over the course of three days, from April 28th to 30th, 90 community members, researchers and NGO representatives met in Brokenhead Ojibway Nation to discuss the impacts of hydro development in Manitoba and celebrate the successful application of the Hydro Research Alliance Partnership Grant. A total of 20 communities and 11 organizations were represented, along with researchers and stu

Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering: Anishinaabemowin dago Aki (Language and the Land)   The connection that Languages have to the land constitutes an integral part of Indigenous people.  You are invited to listen and learn from Elders who shall share their stories and teachings. Keynote speakers: The Honourable Justice Murray Sinclair and Dr. Michael Hart.   Event Inf

Honouring The Voices: Indigenous storytelling at University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus, March 7 to March 11, 2016  Oral history plays a vital role in understanding the past and sharing it with those who come after. The use of this form of storytelling is a way to pass information from generation to generation. Honouring the Voices: 40 Years of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and Indigenous Heal

Conference: Rising up - A Graduate Student Conference on International Compact, Knowledge and Research in Indigenous Graduate Studies The University of Manitoba Native Studies Graduate Student Association from March 4 to March 5, 2016 will be hosting a two-day conference within which graduate students across all disciplines shall present their knowledge and research on the colonial edifice.  Thi