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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...

Graphic courtesy of Beaumier U.P Heritage Center website

Symposium to offer context, dialogue on issues facing U.P.

Justin Van't Hof November 5, 2020

When it comes to events it can be hard to find one that tackles a topic people are interested in. With a large array of speakers and topics, that’s not the case for this year’s Sonderegger Symposium...

HISTORY TALK—A panel of tribal administrators takes questions from Daniel Truckey, Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center director.

Symposium brings tribal issues to forefront

Akasha Khalsa November 7, 2019

Tribal administrators, acad-emics, students and a former presidential assistant convened to exchange ideas and research on issues facing Native American populations in the U.P. for a day-long conference. The...

Sonderegger Symposium returns

Sonderegger Symposium returns

Sophie Hillmeyer September 6, 2018

Shipwrecks, farming and conservation in the U.P. will be a few of the many topics discussed by scholars from NMU and other institutions as well as independent academics during the 18th annual Sonderegger...

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