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Yrsala Peterson, Bazile Panek and Kateri Phillips share their perspectives on intergenerational trauma as Indigenous people. As college students, they emphasized the healing their generation is doing following the struggles and trauma the generations before them endured.

Student panel discusses intergenerational trauma for Native Americans

Annamarie Parker, Contributing writer November 18, 2021

Yrsala Peterson, a fifth-year music education major, was one of three Indigenous student panelists who sought to share not only their stories, but the stories of their elders at the annual 2021 Sonderegger...

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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...

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Native American Decolonization Exhibit opens Saturday

Joshua La Gorio, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will open a new exhibit focused on Native American tribes in the modern-day and the revitalization of their culture and customs. Opening Oct. 9, “The Seventh Fire:...

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