Métis stories News Archive
Music alumna finds ways to showcase talent, explore Métis heritage during pandemic
February 12, 2021 —
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work and play, Desautels Faculty of Music alumna and rising star Julie Lumsden [BMus(Perf)/15] has continued to find ways to showcase her talent and explore her Métis heritage
Honouring the Founding Father of Manitoba
February 10, 2021 —
A Louis Riel Day message from Dr. Catherine Cook, Vice-President (Indigenous)
Honour Louis Riel Day by plugging into upcoming Métis virtual events
February 9, 2021 —
Whether you are looking to get more active, or are eager to learn more about Métis history, there’s a virtual event for you from now through March
Faculty of Arts
Bestselling Winnipeg author latest Writer-In-Residence
January 22, 2021 —
Katherena Vermette is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC)
Métis Scholar explores the importance of UNDRIP
December 17, 2020 —
Brenda L. Gunn has invested a great deal of her career to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which was tabled in the House of Commons in early December.
Desautels Faculty of Music
Karen Sigurdson reveals the genius of the Métis jig
August 27, 2020 —
DFOM graduate Karen Sigurdson explores the fascinating complexity of Métis jigging in her reasearch project on music and movement.
Métis scholar reflects on his lifelong career shaping the minds of students
February 20, 2020 —
Dr. Fred Shore began teaching at 20-years old. Now, as he approaches his last semester in the classroom, he reflects on his journey and the changes he's helped shape in the UM community.