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Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC)

The Aboriginal Student Council (ASC) and the ASSC host a number of social and cultural events for registered Indigenous students and their immediate families.

Cultural Events:

  • The last Friday of every month through the Elders-in-Residence, the ASSC hosts a Lodge Ceremony open to all students, staff and faculty.
  • The Elders-in-Residence provide various teachings and cultural workshops within the centre, including various teachings and workshops. 
  • Monthly potlucks are held the first Wednesday of every month from 12:30 p.m.  - 1:30 p.m. in the Aboriginal Student Lounge RM 2L02 and is open to all members of the University of Winnipeg.
  • Spring Graduation Powwow hosted by the ASC and ASSC held in March of each year.

Social Events:

Transitioning into a post-secondary urban environment may be challenging not only for the student but for their immediate family members as well. The ASSC and ASC provide various social activities throughout the academic year including:

  • Family Nights - Halloween and Christmas Party
  • Bowling Night(s)
  • Pool Night

Movie Night(s) - All students are welcome to attend movie night within the centre, pizza or hot dogs, snacks and drinks are provided by ASC.


Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre

The Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre offers quality after school education programs, learning, and cultural programs. The programs are free of charge and open to all families and individuals regardless of age, knowledge, or ability. 

To learn more about their programming, pleased visit Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre current programming.


The University of Winnipeg

The University of Winnipeg offers many events including: arts and cultural events, community and academic events, health and wellness events, and lectures and conferences.

Please visit the Events Calendar to find out more.


Faculty of Graduate Studies

The University of Winnipeg's Faculty of Graduate Studies offers many events including: arts and cultural events, community and academic events, health and wellness events, and lectures and conferences.

Please visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies Event Calendar to find out more.


Spence Neighborhood Association

The Spence Neighbourhood Association works with the people of Spence to revitalize and renew their community in the areas of Holistic Housing, Community Connecting, Community Economic Development, Environment and Open Spaces, and Youth & Families.

To learn more about their community events, please visit here.

To learn more about their programming and services, please visit here.


Aboriginal People's Television Network

The Aboriginal People's Network (APTN) feels strongly about serving their communities and the area of Community Relations is key to achieving this mandate. The APTN Community Connections website is not just about connecting to communities it’s about connecting them to each other as well. Community Connections aims to foster, enhance and build relationships with First Nation, Inuit and Métis community members, organizations and agencies locally, regionally and nationally.

For more information, please visit APTN Community Events.


Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Centre Inc.

MICEC is a provincial, non-profit, charitable and educational organization that works to promote awareness and understanding of Indigenous cultures for all Manitobans. There are many programs and services happening throughout the year, giving the Indigenous and non-Indigenous community a wonderful opportunity to learn about many different Indigenous cultures.

Learn about their programs and services at the MICEC website, and see what MICEC events are scheduled.