Welcome FNMI Alumni!
In traditional times the Buffalo was the staff of life. In modern times a University education is the staff of life. In traditional times the Buffalo symbolized "all my relations". Today, the University of Lethbridge renews, strengthens and enlightens life-long relationships.
The First Nations, Métis and Inuit Alumni Chapter selected the silhouette of a Buffalo to represent the Chapter on its membership pin.
The FNMI Alumni Chapter's mission is to renew, strengthen and enlighten life-long relationships with each other, the University of Lethbridge and the Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal community.
First Nations, Métis and Inuit includes, but is not limited to, all University of Lethbridge Alumni with self-declared Status, Non-Status, Métis and Inuit ethnicity.
The Chapter includes graduates in:
- Self declared Status, Non-Status, Métis and Inuit ethnicity.
- One or more, but not limited to, the following University of Lethbridge degree major/minor/ graduate studies:
- Native American Studies
- Native Education
- First Nations' Governance
- Business Enterprises and Self-Governing System of Indian, Inuit and Métis people
- Support Program for Aboriginal Nursing Students
- First Nations, Métis and Inuit Transition Program
- Any relevant Aboriginal areas of study
- To establish and promote opportunities on campus that encourages and promotes communication, participation and engagement.
- To advance and strengthen the quest for knowledge, identity and well being.
- To share and promote the richness and diversity of native culture and knowledge with the community organizations, businesses and governments.
- To strengthen and build relationships with all alumni of the University of Lethbridge.