Iikaisskini Indigenous Services

Territorial Acknowledgement

The University of Lethbridge acknowledges and deeply appreciates the Siksikaitsitapi Peoples’ connection to their territory. We, as people living and benefiting from Blackfoot Confederacy territory, honour the traditions of people who have cared for this land since time immemorial. We recognize the diverse population of Indigenous Peoples who attend the University of Lethbridge and the contributions these Indigenous Peoples have made in shaping and strengthening the University community in the past, present and in the future.

 

Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022

Iikaisskini means low horn in Blackfoot

Low horn represents the charging bison's stance, its head down and horns low to the ground.
Iikaisskini [ee-GUS-gah-nee] is where we share our stories, teachings and wisdom.
This is a safe place to explore new knowledge, engage in community dialogue and build relationships.
Together, we ignite pride and inspire leadership.

Iikaisskini Indigenous Services Administrative office

We support all self-identified Indigenous ULethbridge students! Contact us to connect with academic, cultural, financial, health and well-being resources.

Location:

University Hall | Sixth floor
Section E | Room E610


Hours of operation:

Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays.

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Iikaisskini (Low Horn) Gathering Centre
 

Open to all ULethbridge students. Gather, study, socialize and learn from one another.
 


Location:

University Hall / Centre for Arts | Sixth floor
Atrium | Room W650


Hours of operation:

Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day
 

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Indigenous stories

What does it mean to engage in truth and reconciliation in higher learning institutions? A conversation with Dr. Apooyak'ii, Tiffany Prete

As we recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, it is important to learn and understand how we can take meaningful steps to achieve the goals of the …

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Sharing Indigenous understanding with new displays in Markin Hall

New display cases housing Indigenous artifacts in the University of Lethbridge's Dhillon School of Business have become a visual and tangible reminder that reconciliatory work is being done.

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Iikaisskini (Low Horn) Gathering Centre opens in honour of Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc '72, DASc '04)

Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc '72, DASc '04) knows the importance of education and champions the pursuit of knowledge in everything he does, which is strikingly evident in his work on Indigenous …

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Say hello!

 
Siksikáí'powahsin (Blackfoot): Oki [oh-kee]
 
Cree: Tân’si [tahn-seh]
 
Inuktitut: Atelihai [ahh-tee-lee-hi]
 
Michif: Taanishi [tahn-shea]
 
Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe): Aanii [awe-nee]