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Indigenous Awareness Month News Archive


Stories of healing, perseverance and hope heard at 15th annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering

March 23, 2018 — 
Storytelling through music, art and poetry was the theme for the 15th annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering, as part of Indigenous Awareness Month

UMCycle mural on Fort Garry Campus by Indigenous artists Dee Barsy and Kenneth Lavallee.

March Instagram photo contest

March 2, 2018 — 
Share your photos of Indigenous spaces on campus and you could win

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A teepee outside of Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge at the Fort Garry Campus.


Indigenous Awareness Week expands to Indigenous Awareness Month for 2018

February 28, 2018 — 
Most events are free in March, and are open to everyone

Sébastien Aubin. // Photo by Sammi St Clair

‘no brighter in the middle’ – the interconnected works of Sébastien Aubin

February 26, 2018 — 
U of M’s first Indigenous Designer in Residence shares his experiences

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U of M Elder in residence, Norman Meade, speaking at ABEP's 20th Anniversary Celebration.


Helping others through their spiritual journey the ‘most rewarding part’ for Elder Norman Meade

February 16, 2018 — 
Currently, Meade’s presence is felt as a mentor for students on campus, as well as a recently ordained Pastor in the province. The latter was an honour that he didn’t necessarily expect.

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