OKI... Greetings from the iikaisskini (Low Horn) FNMI Gathering Place Director ~ Dr. Martha Many Grey Horses
Dr. Martha Many Grey Horses is a member of the Kainai First Nation of the Blackfoot Confederacy. She is a descendent of Chief Red Crow, who signed Treaty 7 at Blackfoot Crossing. She attended St. Paul's Anglican Residential School on the Blood Indian Reserve and continues to advocate for the healing of former residential school students. She has extensive experience with all levels of education in Canada and the United States. Her work in human and community development has enabled her to serve First Nations of Canada. As a former education policy fellow, this experience allowed her to value research and policy on Indigenous Peoples. She is fluent speaker of the Blackfoot language.
Location: iikaisskini (Low Horn) FNMI Gathering Place
OKI…Tansi…..Greetings to you and yours from Blackfoot teritory. My name is Elizabeth Ferguson and I am the Manager of the FNMI Student Services. My roots are Dene Tha’ from Chateh, Alberta. I am privileged to work and live in Blackfoot territory.
I am proud to be U of L alumni and I my education at the U of L proved to be extremely rewarding. Faculty and staff are first class superb. My education has served me well and opened doors that I never thought possible, so if you are suffering right now, hang in…..I can assure you it will be worth the effort. Our role here is to help you navigate the system, provide referrals, plan events, guide, encourage and support students. We can help you make the transition to the University. We are located in the Student Union building on the first floor right below the bookstore & food court. Our contact numbers are provided below and we look forward to meeting you in the near future…..
Welcome, welcome to this beautiful territory...may your journey here be fruitful and rewarding for you and yours......
Elizabeth Ferguson ph: 317-2812