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Indigenous scholars

Covering a range of research topics and areas of study, Indigenous faculty members provide a diverse set of experiences and expertise to the UM community and beyond. Many Indigenous faculty produce and share knowledge(s) and research on matters that specifically impact Indigenous communities, while others serve as role models for Indigenous students and the next generation of researchers. 

Learn more about Indigenous scholars at UM


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Research partners

Along with Indigenous faculty and staff, there are Indigenous-focused research projects reaching out to communities in Manitoba and nationwide.

  • Research ethics

    The First Nations principles of OCAP® are a set of standards that establish how First Nations data should be collected, protected, used or shared. 

    Standing for Ownership, Control, Access and Possession, OCAP® asserts that First Nations have control over data collection processes in their communities, and that they should own and control how this information can be used.

    Learn more about OCAP®

  • The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

    The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning offers multiple workshop series as well as many resources and one-on-one consultation on a variety of teaching topics.

    See a full listing of CATL workshops and resources

Indigenous Speaker Series

The Indigenous Speaker Series talks highlight the research and expertise of Indigenous scholars from across faculties and UM campuses, while providing new opportunities for students, staff and faculty to learn about Indigenous perspectives and knowledges.

Talks are held online via Zoom, with links posted in each events calendar listing.

Upcoming talks

For more information on the series:

Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) 


Ongomiizwin offers resources and support to students and researchers in health professional programs. Its mandate is to provide leadership and advance excellence in research, education and health services in collaboration with First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities. Its work is guided by Knowledge Keepers and Elders and helps to achieve health and wellness of Indigenous peoples.

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Indigenous Engagement 
Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge
114 Sidney Smith St.
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada