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University of Manitoba’s National Indigenous Peoples Day Sacred Fire

7:00 am Lighting a sacred fire

7:30 am Pipe ceremony

10:30 am Formal program:

  • Opening prayer – Elder Margaret Lavallee
  • Honour song

Welcome remarks:

  • Marcia Anderson, vice-dean, Indigenous health, social justice and anti-racism, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Melanie MacKinnon, head, Ongomiizwin-Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Summer solstice and Elder teachings

Noon – Brodie Centre atrium, 727 McDermot Avenue

  • Special presentation by Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Dean Dr. Brian Postl honouring Elder Margaret Lavallee
  • Lunch & entertainment
  • Closing remarks

June 21 | 7am – 12pm (Formal program beginning at 10:30am)

Join us at the Mashkiki Gitigaan – Medicine Garden near 745 Bannatyne Avenue



Jun 21 2022


7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Mashkiki Gitigaan - Medicine Garden
Winnipeg, Mb
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