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RED DRESS — Red dresses, like these ones in the first-floor lounges of Jamrich Hall, have been displayed all throughout campus. The hanging gowns provide a physical representation of the absence of Indigenous persons.

Red dress display brings awareness to missing, murdered Indigenous persons

Ryley Wilcox March 29, 2024

The Center for Native American Studies (CNAS), the Native American Student Association (NASA) and Mino-bimose'idiwag (Walking the Path Together) have collaborated to put on red dress displays throughout...

(left - Molly Miller, student at NMU right - Sierra Ayres, program coordinator of WPT)

Students make pins to raise awareness of ICWA

Dreyma Beronja and Ayanna Allen November 8, 2022
NMU's Walking the Path Together organization gathered in Jamrich Hall lobby from 12-3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7 to raise awareness on the Indian Child Welfare Act through button making.
Carisa LaFernier and Ginger Shelifoe from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community answer questions about victim services or about domestic violence awareness in the Indigenous community. Other resources at the Domestic Violence Awareness and Wellness Workshop included a storytelling workshop and yoga.

Walking the Path Together hosts workshop focused on healing from domestic violence

Sophia Huhta, Contributing writer December 1, 2021

When attendees walked into Whitman Hall on Nov. 15, they found a group sitting at a table, immersed by the words of a woman who found healing in forgiveness. Scattered across the table were books, a copper...

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
NMU’s first “Walk for Justice'' virtual event will be held in May and aims to bring awareness and action in regards to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
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