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HEALING CIRCLE - Members of Morning Thunder play a closing song after the unveiling of the NMU land acknowledgement at the morning ceremony for Indigenous Peoples Day 2021. The land acknowledgement sign and recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day were long processes that the Native community on NMUs campus strove to bring into existence.

Native groups on campus continued advocacy for Indigenous recognition

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 15, 2021

This week marked a long-awaited event on campus: the second annual university-recognized celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, and the placement of a land acknowledgement on campus. In light of this...

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LISTENING—During the evening ceremony, held in Whitman Commons, attendees listened to fellow Indigenous people who shared their experiences growing up and what the day meant to them.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrated on campus

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor October 14, 2021

For the first time in presidential history, President Joe Biden recognized the day formally in a written proclamation last Friday. "For generations, Federal policies systematically sought to assimilate...

HEALING WITH FOOD – Rebecca M. Webster is the keynote speaker for this year’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day and will be talking about the importance of seed keeping and Indigenous food sovereignty as it relates to healing for Indigenous people. Her talk will open the evening ceremony at 6 p.m.

Keynote speaker for Indigenous Peoples’ Day to speak about seed keeping, healing

Sophia Huhta , Contributing writer October 8, 2021

For Rebecca M. Webster, every day is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Every day is focused on remembering her roots and reconnecting with her ancestors. “We embrace who we are and recognize that the things...

Flyer courtesy of Reece Carter and Walking the Path Together

WALK FOR JUSTICE—The Center for Native American Studies collaborated with the social work department in order to bring about the “Walking the Path Together” program which has led to the creation of NMU’s first “Walk for Justice virtual event.

CNAS to host virtual “Walk for Justice” event in May

Ayanna Allen April 22, 2021

The Center for Native American Studies collaborated with the social work department in order to bring about the “Walking the Path Together” program which has led to the creation of NMU’s first “Walk...

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