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Indigenous News Archive

Every year, the University of Manitoba welcomes more than 2,000 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, one of the largest Indigenous student populations in Canada.


Indigenous Initiatives Fund submissions now open

October 23, 2018 — 
'The fund allows the U of M to move forward with initiatives that promote Indigenous student success, engage in community outreach and connect Indigenous youth with the university'


Marla Robson (left) works with student volunteers

Visit the Indigenous Community area and get your questions answered at Evening of Excellence

October 19, 2018 — 
U of M welcomes prospective students of all ages to campus for Evening of Excellence, an open house event

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Ernest and Elizabeth Stock stand outside their Rooster Town house in a 1959 Free Press photo

Rooster Town: The History of an Urban Métis Community

October 15, 2018 — 
The latest offering from University of Manitoba Press is on McNally Robinson’s bestseller list

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Gregg Hanson

Business leader and distinguished alumnus to receive honorary degree

October 12, 2018 — 
Mr. Gregory Hanson is a highly respected business leader with a well-deserved reputation for strengthening Manitoba communities

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UMSU Award for Indigenous Community Leaders.


Nominations now being accepted for the UMSU Award for Indigenous Community Leaders

October 11, 2018 — 
Students, faculty and staff at the U of M, as well as members of the community, are encouraged to submit nominations

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Ovide Mercredi

Former national chief, Assembly of First Nations to receive honorary degree

October 11, 2018 — 
U of M proud to award a Doctor of Law to Mr. Ovide Mercredi, a tireless advocate and mentor

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(L-R) Josée Lavallée, Wanda Lavallée, James Lavallée, Joan Fox, Denis Lavallée.

Student athlete navigating the waters of success

October 9, 2018 — 
Kayaking superstar – and current U of M student – James Lavallée shows no signs of slowing down

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Nursing students organize 4th annual Orange Shirt Day:

October 5, 2018 — 
Participants reflect and walk in solidarity


The Dean's Lecture 2018-2019

Extended Education

Consider how education can move a community forward

October 4, 2018 — 
Attend Education for Social Justice: Creating opportunity to make our community a better place on Tues. Oct. 23 from 12:15 to 1:30 pm at Forth, 171 McDermott Ave. in Winnipeg.

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Students and mentors from the Land and Water Mentoring Program


Last chance to apply! Join the Land and Water Mentoring Program.

October 2, 2018 — 
Application period extended to October 8th Do you want to learn more about your relationship to Treaty, and to the Indigenous lands and waterways in our city?

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