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Native Studies News Archive

Left to right: Warren Cariou, Omushkego Cree Elder Louis Bird, and CCWOC technician Teddy Zegeye-Gebrehiwot

Faculty of Arts

Revealing the power of stories

April 23, 2018 — 
Reflecting on 10 years as a Canada Research Chair

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April 6 book launch for Report of An Inquiry into an Injustice

April 2, 2018 — 
Native Studies Professor Peter Kulchyski will launch his new book at McNally Robinson


Wpg Free Press: A chance for reconciliation

March 29, 2018 — 
"This is a situation where most of these First Nations will be able to find gateways out of the Indian Act just due to this project."


Examining the founders of Manitoba

March 13, 2018 — 
New book by professor and alumnus Fred Shore illuminates the history of the Métis

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Lake scene. Photo credit: Cheryl Foster

Faculty of Arts

Graduate students are Rising Up

March 2, 2018 — 
On March 9 and 10, the Native Studies Graduate Students Association will host the third annual Rising Up conference featuring close to 100 scholars from around the world discussing Indigenous knowledge and research in Indigenous studies.

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CBC: Niigaan Sinclair: ‘If there’s any moment for Canada to step up, this would be the moment’

February 18, 2018 — 
Professor Niigaan Sinclair speaks with CBC radio.


Wpg Free Press: Hundreds attend peace rally after acquittal verdict in shooting death of Boushie

February 12, 2018 — 
'We are here today to commit to a spirit of change'


Faculty of Arts

Joint statement on the Stanley trial verdict

February 12, 2018 — 
The Department of Native Studies at the University of Manitoba, with other units at two other universities have released this joint statement on the Stanley trial.




Integrating Indigenous stories into the classroom

December 6, 2017 — 
'Within the moccasin is a story about life, and a story that can be dated back all the way to the beginning of time'

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Native studies prof Niigaan Sinclair with master’s student Naithan Lagace. // Photo by David Lipnowski

Textbook Earth

October 10, 2017 — 
Making space in academia for land-based education

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