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WSU celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

WSU celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter October 10, 2021

Today students across campus celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day, an opportunity for Native people to educate others and honor their culture.  Joelle Edwards, WSU Native American Programs retention...

Columbus Day obsolete

Columbus Day obsolete

TYLER WILEY, Evergreen columnist October 10, 2021

The Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus, would kick off the age of exploration with his “discovery” of the Americas in 1492. But the first Columbus Day celebration would not happen until the...

From left to right: Kyra Antone, MyKel Johnson and Jaissa Grunlose hold the proclamation to make Indigenous Peoples’ Day official at WSU in 2018. The decision came after extensive efforts made by Indigenous students, and the idea of an Indigineous Peoples’ Day has been around since the ‘70s.

Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2020

WSU's Office of Tribal Relations and Native American Programs will celebrate the third annual Indigenous Peoples' Day via Zoom with two presentations and a game night on Oct. 12.  In 2018, WSU and...

Jaissa Grunlose of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is a member of the Natives in Media student organization on-campus, which works to address harmful stereotypes in the media.

WSU student advocates for Indigenous people

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2020

The first Indigenous Peoples' Day on WSU’s campus happened three years ago because several student mentors at the Native American Student Center petitioned to host an informative yet entertaining event...

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