interests & lifelong learning

Skywalk Concerts

& Lectures

Bring your lunch and be informed and

entertained by the Skywalk series of

noon-hour events! Wednesdays feature

thought-provoking lectures from some

of the University of Winnipeg’s best

professors. Thursdays bring you concerts

by an eclectic assortment of local

musical performers. Presented by the

Winnipeg Public Library, the University of

Winnipeg, and Virtuosi Concerts.


Carol Shields Auditorium

12:10-12:50 pm

March 16:

“If You Can’t Beat Them, Eat Them:

Ethnobotanical Uses of Exotic Plants

by Indigenous People in Canada” with

Rafael Otfinowski, Adara Sajtos, and

Arpi Patel, UWinnipeg Biology

March 23:

“Indigenous Food Security in Fisher

River Cree Nation” with Shailesh

Shukla, UWinnipeg Indigenous Studies

March 30:

“Do Protons Decay?” with Blair

Jamieson, UWinnipeg Physics

for adults

Truth, Legacy and


This series introduces the mandate

of the National Centre for Truth and

Reconciliation (NCTR) which is to

preserve the memory of Canada’s

Residential School system and legacy.

Officially opened on November 3, 2015,

the NCTR is the permanent home for

all statements, documents, and other

materials gathered by the Truth and

Reconciliation Commission of Canada

(TRC). NCTR staff share from their

personal and professional experiences.


Carol Shields Auditorium

Marc Kuly


March 2:

“Climate Change Deniers and

Galileo: Drawing the Wrong Lesson

from History” with James Hanley,

UWinnipeg History

March 9:

“Risk and Resilience: The Hidden

Promise of Inner City Youth” with

Marc Kuly, UWinnipeg Education

Raine Hamilton


March 3:

Baltimore Road, performing

Roots music

March 10:

Prairie Songstress, Raine Hamilton

March 17:

Rising Stars of Brandon University,

students from the piano studio of

Professor Megumi Masaki

See page 11 for more music!

Tuesday, March 22: 12-1pm


A brief history on Residential Schools,

the Indian Residential School Settlement

Agreement (IRSSA), the TRC, as well as

an introduction to work at the NCTR.

Tuesday, March 29: 12-1 pm


Director Ry Moran will present on the

NCTR’s work in preserving the legacy of

Canada’s Residential Schools.

Tuesday, April 5: 12-1 pm


Director of Research Aimée Craft

will discuss the role of the NCTR in

promoting reconciliation between

Indigenous and non-Indigenous people

in Canada.

March - April 2016 / 5

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