Each year, the community celebrates with the graduating students from the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg at the Annual Pow-Wow held in the Investors Group Athletic Centre at the University of Manitoba. The day features dancing, drumming and feasting.
Department members and students host community members in an annual colloquia series that explores a broad range of topics. Grad students from across the country participate in the annual student-hosted Rising Up conference. The Annual Elders and Traditional Peoples Gathering and the Graduation Pow-Wow bring knowledge and celebration to campus.