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Indigenous Awareness Month 2019 News Archive

Dr. Emma LaRoque receives Indigenous Award of Excellence from Adrienne Carriere.


Third-annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrate 10 recipients

March 12, 2019 — 
The Office of Indigenous Engagement celebrated recipients at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence reception


Nelliane Cromarty (left to right), Wanbdi Wakita, and Stella Neff at the Feburary storytellers event

Extended Education

Indigenous stories share culture and identity

March 4, 2019 — 
“We had our own beliefs about the world. We didn’t wait for the stories to come to us. We had our own. There was a lot of wisdom in what the storytellers told to us.” - Stella Neff

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Indigenous Awareness Month - March 2019


Indigenous students, staff and faculty invite U of M community to participate in Indigenous Awareness Month

March 4, 2019 — 
Indigenous Awareness Month is back this March

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Blanket exercise builds bridges, Indigenous knowledge

February 8, 2019 — 
College of Pharmacy hosts cultural awareness session

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A critical lens on legal reconciliation

February 1, 2019 — 
Meet Indigenous scholar Dr. Jeremy Patzer [MA/08]

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Photo of Dr. Dallas Hunt


A lifelong learner of the Cree language, Indigenous scholar publishes his first book

January 17, 2019 — 
First to obtain a PhD from his nation, Dr. Dallas Hunt also welcomes his first book, Awâsis and the World-Famous Bannock.

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Duncan Mercredi

Faculty of Arts

Cree-Métis poet and storyteller latest Writer-In-Residence

January 17, 2019 — 
The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture welcomes Duncan Mercredi as its Winter 2019 Writer-In-Residence

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Dr. Percy Lezard


Indigenous professor brings Two-Spirit lens to Inner City Social Work Program

January 9, 2019 — 
After 20 years of field experience as a social worker, HIV/AIDS trainer and a crisis counsellor, Percy Lezard's interests meet at an intersection of education, Indigenous studies, sex and gender and community health

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