Narcisse Tatsikiistamik “Middle Bull” Blood Memorial Award

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Deadline: Saturday, June 15, 2024

Amount: $625

Student Status: Full Time

Type: Internal


  • Canadian


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  • School of Graduate Studies

A highly respected member of the Blackfoot community and the Elder to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Chapter of the University of Lethbridge Alumni Association, prominent Blackfoot filmmaker and former sessional instructor, Narcisse (Tatsikiistamik “Middle Bull”) Blood was highly respected throughout the University community also. He was a true teacher, showing compassion, curiosity and creativity. He taught at Red Crow College and the University of Lethbridge, and lectured at universities across Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Blood worked closely with the University of Lethbridge Faculty of Education to develop courses that led to a better understanding of Blackfoot culture. His contributions to the University have been described as significant and enduring.


  • Full-time students who are entering or continuing  in any undergraduate or graduate degree program at the UofL
  • Students must be from the Blackfoot Confederacy: Siksika, Piikani (North and South Peigan) and Kainai (Blood)


  • Candidates must demonstrate financial need and participation and contribution to Blackfoot culture
  • Selection made by committee
  • Financial need


  • March 15 (high school students)
  • May 1 (undergraduate students)
  • June 15 (transfer students)
  • June 15 (graduate students)


  • Apply online through the University of Lethbridge’s awards, scholarships and bursary application portal.