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ADVOCACY ABROAD — Senior environmental science student, Zoe Fess, traveled to Rome, Italy as a North American delegate for a United Nations conference focused on Indigenous Food Sovereignty on a global scale. Photo courtesy of Zoe Fess.

Profile — A trip to Rome for 2023 United Nations Global Indigenous Youth Forum

Amelia Kashian December 7, 2023

When senior Zoe Fess heard about the experience past delegates had at the first session of UNGIYF (United Nations Global Indigenous Youth Forum), she knew she wanted to apply to become a delegate herself...

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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
The fight for formal recognition finally happened and for the first time, Indigenous People's Day was recognized by NMU.
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...

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