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National Indigenous Peoples Day 2023 News Archive

Mihskakwan James Harper


Honouring the contributions of Mihskakwan James Harper

June 15, 2023 — 
National Indigenous Peoples Day and National Indigenous History Month celebrate the history, culture, traditions and contributions of First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples across all of Turtle Island.  One of the extraordinary young alumni we are honouring for his contributions and successes is Mihskakwan James Harper, who will receive UM’s Distinguished Alumni Award for Outstanding Young Alumni for 2023. 

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UM celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 13, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day on our campuses. Here is how you can celebrate this important day as a part of the UM community.

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Two students with their backs to the camera walk towards the ArtLab building on the UM's Fort Garry campus


2023 Leaders of Tomorrow and Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow ready to shape our world’s future

June 9, 2023 — 
Nine high school students seeking admission to UM have been awarded BMO Financial Group Leader of Tomorrow and BMO Financial Group Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow scholarships.

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The Chancellor's new Convocation gown

Indigenous artists re-imagine convocation regalia

June 5, 2023 — 
Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing will now be better reflected at UM’s convocation ceremonies.

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School of Art

School of Art Gallery launches new program to empower the next generation of Indigenous artists.

June 1, 2023 — 
School of Art Gallery is thrilled to announce the launch of our exciting new program, "Kiskithihta Mīthokwesowin: Discovering our Gifts"

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5 birth helpers at Wiijii'idiwag Ikwewag

Asper School of Business

Indigenous women empowering each other through traditional birth support

May 10, 2023 — 
Kathleen BlueSky’s [MBA/15] role as co-founder and board chair of Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag began during her time in the Asper MBA program, in a confluence of hard truths and tenderness.

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