U-M extends reach to prospective Native American students

June 3, 2015

The university’s pipeline to underrepresented prospective students extended its reach recently with the launch of Campus KinoMaage, an on-campus residential experience geared to Native American students.

KinoMaage means “to share teachings” in Anishinaabe, the language of the Three Fires People — the Ojibwe, Odawa and Bodewadmi.  In 1817, these tribes made the University of Michigan possible by their gift of substantial acreage, with the expressed wish that their descendants might one day be students at the university.

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