Indigenous History Month Resources

June is National Indigenous History Month, dedicated to recognizing the rich history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples across Canada. The UWSA directors and staff have compiled resources and recommendations to celebrate and show support for the Indigenous community.

This list isn’t an exhaustive one!  Please contact to recommend additions to the list!


  1. Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga
  2. This Place: 150 Years retold
  3. NDN Coping Mechanisms by Billy-Ray Belcourt
  4. Bone Black by Carol Rose GoldenEagle
  5. Five Little Indians by Michelle Good
  6. Dancing on Our Turtle’s Back by Leanne Simpson
  7. Indigenous Writes by Chelsea Vowel
  8. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer


  1. Clothing: Teekca’s Boutique WinnipegMimo Bimadisiwin – Good LifeRed Rebel ArmourDreamcatcher Productions 
  2. Jewellery and Beauty: Three Sisters by EmmaCheekbone Beauty Cosmetics INCMonias Beads 
  3. Food: Feast Café Bistro, Brownees Urban Bistro 
  4. Gifts:
  5. House Goods: Indigo Arrows
  6. Art: Qaumajuq at the WAG, Urban Shaman GalleryBeam PaintNiamh DooleyBlake AngeconebDee Barsy 


  1. Mohawk Girls
  2. Falls Around Her
  3. There’s Something in the Water
  4. The Grizzlies



  • Up To Speed with Faith Fundal
  • Unreserved with Falen Johnson
  • Muddied Water
  • Nation to Nation
  • All My Relations by Matika Wilbur and Adrienne Keene
  • The Red Man Laughing by Ryan McMahon
  • Missing & Murdered by Connie Walker
  • Our Native Land by Tchadas Leo
  • Media Indigena with Rick Harp




At UWinnipeg:

  1. UWSA Truth and Growth Campaign
  2. Indigenous Students’ Association (ISA)
  3. Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre
  4. Aboriginal Student Services Centre (ASSC)
  5. BIPoC Lounge

Attend, Donate, and Support:

  1. Mama Bear Clan: Community security
  2. Bear Clan Patrol Inc: Community security
  3. Anishiative: Community outreach
  4. Indigenous vision – North End: Safe spaces for North End Residents
  5. mamawicom: Community resource
  6. Fearless R2W Circle of Support: Support for parents/helpers in Winnipeg’s North End
  7. CommUNITY.204: Community based non-profit
  8. Qaumajuq at the WAG: Contemporary Inuit Art
  9. Contemporary Aboriginal Art
  10. Urban Shaman Gallery: Indigenous-owned gallery
  11. Indigenous made film directory
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