Bringing urban studies to North End aims to build ties between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 2018257 Views

Jim Silver helped move his University of Winnipeg department to inner city in effort to break down segregation

Jun 06, 2018

Jim Silver grew up in a racially divided neighbourhood, but he didn’t know it at the time.

“Part of our neighbourhood was, I now realize years later, a Métis community,” said Silver.

He grew up in Winnipeg’s Fort Garry neighbourhood and lived near the former Métis community Rooster Town.

“The Métis kids hung out over here, non-Métis kids over there,” said Silver.

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