Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series
The Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series presents distinguished Indigenous scholars and celebrates the success of UWinnipeg students throughout academic year.
Past Speakers - 2016 -17
December 6, 2016
Coming In to Indigenous Sovereignty:
Relationality and Resurgence
Dr. Alex Wilson
October 12, 2016
Real Reconciliation Starts with Fair Economics
Exploring the Imperative for Indigenous Required Courses at Post Secondary Business Schools in Canada
Dr. Amie Wolf
Past Speakers - 2015 -16
March 14, 2016
Indigenizing the Academy:
Indigenous Perspectives and Eurocentric Challenges
Dr. Marie Battiste and Dr. Sákéj Henderson
February 3, 2016
First Peoples, Second Class Care:
“The most dangerous form of racism is unintentional racism from health practitioners” - Dr. Janet Smylie
January 6, 2016
Are the Metis treaty people?
Dr. Adam Gaudry
An examination of the Manitoba Act as a treaty with the Metis Nation.
December 2, 2015
How to learn an Indigenous language
Dr. Anton Treuer
Bemidji State University's Dr. Anton Treuer discusses how to learn an Indigenous language.
November 16, 2015
Aboriginal Rights and Business
JP Gladu (CCAB), Clint Davis (TD Bank) and Massey Whiteknife
The New Way of Doing Business: Aboriginal Rights and why every business student needs to understand the new reality of Indigenous people in Canada.
October 9, 2015
What I Know About Canada
Dr. Leroy Little Bear
On Oct. 9, 2015, Dr. Leroy Little Bear reflected back on his life in academia, the progress made on Indigenizing this country and the road to travel. Part of the 2015-2016 Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series presented by the Indigenous Affairs Office.
September 14, 2015
To Vote or Not To Vote
Dr. Pam Palmater, Dr. Rob Innes and Leah Gazan
Indigenous people may have the numbers to make a big impact in Canada’s next federal election, but does voting threaten Indigenous sovereignty?