The University of Montana is located in the heart of traditional Salish territory.
The American Indian Gateway at the University of Montana highlights “all things Native” at the university, including:
- Student services, programs and clubs
- Faculty and staff
- Academic programs, research and creative centers
- Alumni activities and events -- Go Griz!!
The University of Montana recognizes the time-honored Indigenous tradition of purification through smudging
and provides designated venues on campus for this activity.
The University of Montana recognizes the time-honored Indigenous tradition of purification through use of a sweat lodges and provides a designated place on university property for this activity. Please contact UM Natural Areas
and American Indian Student Services
for more information.