21 06, 2017
  • Tipi on campus

Aboriginal Awareness Week

June 21st, 2017|Events, FNMI, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

Join us as we Celebrate Aboriginal Awareness Week activities on the St. Mary’s University campus with four unique cultural sessions!

8 06, 2017

Indigenous Graduation

June 8th, 2017|Events, FNMI|

Under the guidance of St. Mary’s Elder, Case Eagle Speaker and the Indigenous Advisory Council, St. Mary’s University has chosen to hold a separate ceremony honouring Indigenous graduands with their families in a traditional, Indigenous ceremony before the formal convocation. In keeping with the intimate and personal style, the smaller ceremony is held before the [...]

12 05, 2017
  • Tipi on campus

St. Mary’s University set to embark on a sacred journey to carry a tipi on campus

May 12th, 2017|Events, FNMI, News, News and Events|

Upon arrival at St. Mary’s University, Michelle Scott, Director of Indigenous Initiatives at StMU fell in love with the idea of the institution carrying a tipi but had no idea what the incredible journey would entail. St. Mary’s has been extremely fortunate to have had many Indigenous Knowledge-Keepers, Elders and community leaders whose combined patience, [...]

10 04, 2017
  • StMU Lightning Basketball Tsuut'ina students

St. Mary’s University Lightning Basketball holds clinic for Tsuut’ina Junior & Senior High Students

April 10th, 2017|FNMI, News, News and Events|

On Tuesday, April 4 members of the St. Mary’s University Lightning basketball program partnered with members from Tsuut’ina Junior & Senior High school to host a basketball clinic for students of the school. “We have been building our relationship with Tsuut’ina in many ways and when I reached out about these basketball clinics everyone agreed [...]

10 04, 2017
  • Igniting the Fire: Storying the Urban Warrior

Exploring your own story – St. Mary’s students celebrate completion of second Igniting the Fire course

April 10th, 2017|Events, FNMI, News, News and Events|

On Friday March, 17 five St. Mary’s University students celebrated the completion of Igniting the Fire: Storying the Urban Warrior course, a non-credit University course that focused on Indigenous literacies through engagement with the arts. Modelled after St. Mary’s landmark Humanities 101 program, the participants in the Igniting the Fire celebration of learning were all [...]

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