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Kickoff Event: UN Year of Indigenous Languages

Mon. Jan. 14, 2019

January 23, 2019 | 5th Floor Library Atrium |12:30 PM

  • Anishinaabemowin Reading and Discussion 
  • Display of Anishinaabemowin Library Materials
  • Feast
  • Blanket Ceremony Honouring Longtime UWinnipeg Indigenous Language Instructors

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to hold this event and more in honour of Indigenous Languages, and in acknowledgement of 2019 being the International Year of Indigenous Languages as declared by the United Nations (IY2019) to help preserve indigenous languages and safeguard the rights of those who speak them. 

This event is part of a larger series produced in partnership by The University of Winnipeg, Six Seasons of the Asiniskow Ithiniwak Project, and Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre. Watch for more events celebrating Indigenous languages!