Plants for Connection, Wellness and Healing

Gallery 1C03

Person's hand touches plants at the edge of a walking trail.

Image: Brokenhead Wetlands Interpretive Trail with elder and knowledge keepers. Courtesy of Julie Nagam.

Panel discussion:
locating the little heartbeats - plants for connection, wellness and healing
January 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Convocation Hall, 2nd floor of Wesley Hall, University of Winnipeg
This event was recorded and can be found online here.


Chair: Dr. Serena Keshavjee, Professor in Art History at the University of Winnipeg

Dr. Julie Nagam, Chair of the History of Indigenous Arts of North America and Associate Professor in Art History at the University of Winnipeg

Carl Smith, Knowledge Keeper and Interpreter at Brokenhead Wetlands Interpretive Trail

Dr. Delia Gavrus, Associate Professor in History and Chancellor’s Research Chair at the University of Winnipeg

Dr. Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Associate Professor in Native Studies at the University of Manitoba


Join us for this panel discussion presented in conjunction with Julie Nagam's exhibition locating the little heartbeats. Speakers will discuss concepts of the flora of Manitoba and beyond, and its strong connection to science, Indigenous knowledge and epistemologies, ceremony and well-being, and aesthetics.

Accessibility: Convocation Hall can be accessed via elevator from ground level at Leatherdale Hall. Please consult the accessibility map on the University of Winnipeg website for more detailed information.

Parking: To find parking near the University, click here.


For more information contact:
Jennifer Gibson, Director/Curator, Gallery 1C03
1st floor, Centennial Hall, The University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg MB R3B 2E9
204.786.9253 |