Indigenous Scholars News Archive
UM Community Events March 2022
February 28, 2022 —
Enjoy livestream midday recitals, cheer on the Bisons track and field team, learn how water purification is sustained in the Climate Series Webinar, and more
Faculty of Science
2022 Turtle Island Indigenous Science Conference
January 27, 2022 —
The UM is hosting its first Indigenous Science Conference with a focus on the Indigenous approach to understanding the five elements of the world: fire, water, earth, air, and spirit.
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Law introduces new Indigenous Student Support Coordinator
September 29, 2021 —
This fall, the Faculty of Law welcomed back alumnus Marc Kruse [JD/2015] to fill the role of Indigenous Student Support Coordinator, recently vacated by the retirement of long-time instructor, Wendy Whitecloud. In addition to providing programming and supports for Indigenous students at Robson Hall, he will be responsible for supplying the Faculty with opportunities and initiatives in Indigenizing the curriculum.
Mohawk scholar believes experiential learning provides a deeper appreciation for the land
September 7, 2021 —
Dr. Brian Rice's relationship to learning was transformed while completing his dissertation on the land
Research and International
Meet Katherine Boyer, 2020 Rh Award Winner in the Creative Works category
May 17, 2021 —
Katherine Boyer uses a variety of mediums to re-frame and re-activate historical Métis objects, while also creating new artworks which contribute to Métis material culture.
Métis artist and assistant professor uses her craft to give back what she has learned
March 3, 2021 —
School of Art assistant professor continues learning as an artist to pass on knowledge as an educator