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National Indigenous Peoples Day 2020 News Archive

Peter Pomart at podium

Asper School of Business

Connecting Indigenous values to business practices

June 19, 2020 — 
Congratulations to Asper PhD student, Peter Pomart [MBA/18], who was award the SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Doctoral Fellowship.

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Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge in summer.


Celebrating Indigenous brilliance for National Indigenous Peoples Month

June 17, 2020 — 
Check out the artists, businesses, podcasts, books and films the Indigenous community at UM is supporting!

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Image from Vantage Points, Stories from Turtle Mountain Métis Elders and Manitoba's Southwest Corner, Volume II (2010), in Manitoba Local Histories collection at Archives & Special Collections, UM Libraries.

Celebrating Métis success on the anniversary of the Victory of Frog Plain

June 17, 2020 — 
Métis Inclusion Coordinator Laura Forsythe gives us a glimpse into Métis history and present-day successes at the university.

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UM Board of Governors alumni representative for 2020 is Nora Murdock.

Nora Murdock elected to the Board of Governors

May 26, 2020 — 
UM alumni have chosen Nora Murdock [PhD/16, MEd/05, CertEd/78, BA/78] to bring their voice to the University’s Board of Governors.

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Dr. Marcia Anderson in front of a teal backdrop


Vice-dean of Indigenous health bridges professional work with community

May 20, 2020 — 
We caught up with an Indigenous public health doctor, mother and community organizer for a glimpse into her busy life.

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Brenda Lafreniere receives a star blanket at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

School of Art

Campus leaders honoured at fourth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 11, 2020 — 
Family, friends and community gathered this week to celebrate 10 recipients of the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Métis scholar reflects on his lifelong career shaping the minds of students

February 20, 2020 — 
Dr. Fred Shore began teaching at 20-years old. Now, as he approaches his last semester in the classroom, he reflects on his journey and the changes he's helped shape in the UM community.


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