Highest number Indigenous Graduates Celebrated at U of M Pow-wow


Posted By Rhonda Head May 8th, 2017 Blog


The University of Manitoba 28th Annual Traditional Powwow held on May 6, 2017, at the Investors Group Athletic Centre in Winnipeg, MB celebrated its highest number of Indigenous graduates.

430 Indigenous Graduates!

All of the graduates were recognized in the program and honored during the celebration for their achievements.



Indigenous Graduates

More than 430 Indigenous students are set to graduate this year, the highest number of Indigenous graduates ever at the University of Manitoba. On May 6, graduates, relatives, friends and community members will celebrate at the 28th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow. – UM News Today



About Rhonda Head

Rhonda is from the Opaskwayak Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba. Rhonda is a Mezzo-Soprano Singer and has received 11 music nominations for the CDs that she has released to date.

Rhonda was communication officer for her reserve for 5 years and Editor for the local paper Natotawin. Rhonda enjoys interviewing the people who are involved in the pow-wow community and the music scene.

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