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Wildcats celebrate Plaidurday

Wildcats celebrate Plaidurday

Dallas Wiertella October 6, 2023

Happy Plaidurday! The first Friday of October means the worldwide celebration of plaid is upon us. Northern students, faculty, friends and family all gathered at the wildcat statue to pose for their annual...

COWABUNGA — Riders line up before the Irontown Rail Jam on the first night of festivities.

Opinion — Time spent with the snow god

Fischer Genau February 22, 2023

Legend speaks of a god that lives deep in the frozen woods of Tapiola, Michigan, a remote village in the far reaches of the Upper Peninsula. Its name is Heikki Lunta. It is said there’s a magical song...

CELEBRATION - CNAS and NASA invite the campus community to learn about and participate in a virtual educational Native American powwow. The event will be livestreamed over FaceBook and can be viewed via Zoom.

Celebration of culture through song, dance, drums: Powwow 102

Andie Balenger, Staff Writer March 24, 2022

Despite being enrolled with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians since birth, Shelby Boggs, first-year NMU student and member of the Powwow 102 promotional committee, did not fully comprehend...

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A DAY OF RECOGNITION— In the first-ever Indigenous Peoples’ Day recognized by NMU, attendees will be welcome with a day full of learning and community. The keynote speaker Frank Ettawageshik, will speak about his own experiences fighting for Indigenous peoples’ recognition.

NMU Indigenous Peoples’ Day to offer event full of celebration, learning

Justin Van't Hof October 9, 2020

The Native American Student Association will host NMU’s first officially recognized Indigenous Peoples’ Day this coming Monday, Oct. 12. The event which was officially recognized in an NMU Board of...

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