First Nation, Métis and Inuit Student Services

Support Services for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students

Our role is to guide, encourage and support Aboriginal students

The First Nation, Métis and Inuit Student Services Office is located in Iikaisskini, (Low Horn) First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) Gathering Place in Paterson Centre.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Directions: Follow road past student residence, take first right at the University of Lethbridge Daycare, then take first left to Paterson Centre. If you are on University Drive, turn left on Parkway Road West, turn left at stop sign and take the next right to Paterson Centre.

FNMI website:

This is a free confidential service for those students who self-identify as First Nations, Métis, or Inuit. The primary role of the advising office is to guide, encourage and empower students in the university environment. The advisor can help you make the transition to the University of Lethbridge by helping you access services such as:

The eaglesnest listserve is the primary email communication highway for registered University of Lethbridge FNMI students who have self-identified. University announcements, community resources, and job postings are some of the communications that the eaglesnest forwards. Please email FNMI Student Services ( for addition or removal to eaglesnest membership.

Iikaisskini, (Low Horn) First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) Gathering Place
Contact: Joanna Lavers, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (403) 394-3902

Jacinda Weiss, Program Specialist I
Phone: (403) 332-4455

Additional FNMI Supports on Campus

(403) 329-2635 NAS Administrative Support C522 ~ Jessica Goodrider
(403) 317-2889 Recruitment SU065F ~ Deserae Yellow Horn
(403) 329-2088 First Nations Transition Coordinator ~ Michelle Hogue
(403) 394-3990 First Nation Transition Program Learning Facilitator ~ Nadine Eagle Child
(403) 329-2369 Dhillon School of Business M2061~ Rhonda Crow
(403) 332-4579 Faculty of Health Sciences M3078 ~ Marilyn Lamb
(403) 329-2390 FNMI Librarian L1156 ~ Andrea Glover
(403) 317-2812 Director FNMI Student Services ~ Roy Pogorzelski
(403) 329-2492 Indigenous Student Advisor ~ Charlene Bruised Head - Mountain Horse