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HERITAGE — Shelby Boggs, Sophia Panek and Riley Diehlman (left to right) greet students as they enter the dining hall for the week of Indigenous Eats at Northern Lights Dining. The Native American Student Association is partnering with the dining hall to raise awareness about Indigenous foods and culture for Native American Heritage Month.

NASA brings indigenous foods to Northern Lights Dining

Andie Balenger November 1, 2022

The Native American Student Association (NASA) is hosting a decolonized food takeover at Northern Lights Dining (NLD) this week. Both the Global and Parsnip stations in the dining hall will be featuring...

Erin Matula posing over harvested rice

Seasonal ricing doubles as meditative, cultural experience

Peter Smedley September 15, 2020

Autumn to most students means apple cider, pumpkin spice, crisp breezes, remnants of fading summer and a return to school. For others, it is a time of harvest. Ricing is the act of canoeing or boating...

Photo courtesy of Samanthia Johnson: Pictured above is the poster for the International Culturama event that will take place on campus Friday near Melted. The event was inspired by a student who seeks to promote more cultural awareness and tolerance.

Event seeks to increase cultural awareness, tolerance at Northern

Jackie Jahfetson October 19, 2017

An NMU student is paving the way to help provide the opportunity for people to experience and learn culture from diverse areas around the globe with the International Culturama, an event that has never...

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