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National Indigenous History Month News Archive

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.

Coach Brian Dobie and recruit Keenan Karish smile while Karish signs with the Bisons

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Keenan Karish touches down with both academics and athletics

June 1, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba has announced that Keenan Karish, who is also one of the newest Bisons Football recruits, is one of three recipients receiving a BMO Future Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship, valued at $ 16,000 over the course of four years. Karish will be the first Bisons athlete to win this prestigious award.


Portrait of Dr. Marcia Anderson.

Winnipeg Free Press: A ‘remarkable physician leader’

April 18, 2022 — 
Dr. Marcia Anderson celebrated for her service to Indigenous people and other communities

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