University of Manitoba Press
University of Manitoba Press is dedicated to publishing books that combine important new scholarship with a deep engagement in the issues and events that affect the lives of Canadians. Founded in 1967, UMP was the first university press established in western Canada. It is widely recognized as a leading publisher of books on Indigenous history, Indigenous studies, and Canadian history. UMP’s editorial focus also includes books on the Arctic and the North; ethnic and immigration studies; Indigenous languages; Canadian literary studies, especially Indigenous literature; land and resource use; and food studies. It also publishes a wide-ranging list of books on the culture and history of the peoples and land of the Canadian prairies.
UMP is committed to working closely with its authors and to the wide dissemination of scholarly research. Our books are sold internationally in both print and digital formats through independent and chain bookstores, to public and research libraries, and through online vendors.
Our series include:
- Contemporary Studies on the North
- Critical Studies in Indigenous History (formerly Manitoba Studies in Native History)
- First Voices, First Texts (Indigenous literary reprints)
- Studies in Immigration and Culture
- Human Rights and Social Justice
- Publications of the Algonquian Text Society.