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National Indigenous History Month News Archive

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Ongomiizwin hosts National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations

June 23, 2022 — 
The morning of the summer solstice, the John Buhler Research Centre atrium filled with the soft smell of smudge and the sounds of drumming and singing as UM’s faculty, staff and students gathered around in a circle to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day

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Group photo of people wrapped in star blankets.


Sixth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence celebrates 2021 and 2022 recipients in-person

June 22, 2022 — 
Each year, Indigenous Engagement and Communications, and the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous) (OVPI) honours students, staff and faculty in the categories of community builder, trailblazer and outstanding achievement at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence

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Migizii Agamik with Teepee

Recognizing National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2022 — 
A message from UM President and Vice-Chancellor Michael Benarroch and Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook

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View from the third floor of the Drake Centre. Looking from the balcony, across the way is a study area with glass around it and a sign that says Asper School of Business.

Asper School of Business

National Indigenous Peoples Day: time for reflection and action

June 21, 2022 — 
Today, the Asper School of Business recognizes and celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day. We are located on Treaty 1 Territory, the original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.

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A ceremonial flame lit at the Mashkiki Gitigaan - Medicine Garden.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty celebrates National Indigenous Peoples’ Day

June 20, 2022 — 
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will honour National Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Tuesday, June 21, with morning and noon-hour celebrations on Bannatyne campus


Photo of Raven Morrisseau sitting and smiling.


Finding your way With Blankstein Momentum

June 16, 2022 — 
The Blankstein Momentum Program is a source of support to returning Indigenous students looking to improve their academic performance and expand their social networks; now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year

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Colourful art installation at the Active Living Centre.


Top 10 recommended media list from Indigenous community at UM

June 14, 2022 — 
In honour of National Indigenous History Month, Indigenous Engagement and Communications invited the Indigenous community at UM to share their favourite media to celebrate the wide range of talented Indigenous creators

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Price Faculty of Engineering

Meet the ENGAP Class of 2022

June 9, 2022 — 
Meet some of the graduates of the Engineering Access Program Class of 2022

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Mawachihitotaak 2022 logo with Métis flower and sash elements.


2022 Indigenous Initiatives Fund (IIF) recipients

June 8, 2022 — 
The Indigenous Initiatives Fund (IIF) is open to faculties, schools, colleges, libraries administrative units and, new to 2022, student groups. These funds support unit-based projects that advance the Indigenous achievement and engagement goals as stated in Our Shared Future: Building on our Strategic Plan.

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Katie McKenzie curls

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Indigenous excellence in health and sports extends beyond FKRM

June 6, 2022 — 
Katie McKenzie, a Gitanmaax First Nations student with roots in Treaty 5 territory, has been curling competitively for about five years, currently competing out of the Saint Paul Curling Club with a focus on mixed doubles.

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