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The University of Calgary welcomes, respects, and supports the rich diversity of Indigenous learners, their communities, cultural traditions, and aspirations in post-secondary education.
News and updates
Indigenous Graduation Pow-wow update
Our annual Indigenous Graduation Pow-wow has been postponed until further notice. We're saddened and disappointed that we can't celebrate this amazing achievement with you in person, but we hope to host this event as soon as possible, contingent on COVID-19 and social distancing recommendations.
Many of you have asked about the blankets, eagle feathers and sashes that are gifted at the annual Indigenous Grad Pow-wow. These gifts are intended to be bestowed upon graduands amidst the ceremony of the Pow-wow, and will be gifted in person when the Pow-wow can be held safely.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to email Karen MacDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indigenous Relations Training Program (IRTP)
Registration for fall sessions (Aug. 18–21 and Nov. 9–10, 12–13) is now open!
In this 4-day course, you'll learn about Indigenous history in Canada, community and culture, and expand on your intercultural capacity in order to build strong relationships with Indigenous individuals and communities.
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The University of Calgary offers excellent academic programs, and provides a welcome and supportive learning environment for FNMI students.
Access culturally based services and engagement opportunities that enhance the student experience and support academic success.
We work with the campus community, FNMI organizations and communities, corporate partners, and other educational institutions.
Indigenous Grad Celebration
The annual Graduation Banquet and Pow-wow celebrates the success of graduating Indigenous students.