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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU hosted a tipi assembling event from 9-10 a.m., Oct. 10.

Native American students share personal experience with WSU, Indigenous Peoples Day

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor October 10, 2022

[WSU] acknowledges that the disposition of Indigenous lands was often taken by coercive and violent acts, and the disregard of treaties. For that, WSU extends its deepest apologies. [WSU] owes [its] deepest...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day has become an increasingly popular celebration as an alternative to Columbus Day in places like Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and many other cities and college campuses.

Several Indigenous People’s Day events upcoming at WSU

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 3, 2022

Following President Joe Biden’s proclamation of Oct. 11 being Indigenous People’s Day, WSU is set to host multiple events to celebrate. On Monday, October 10, 2022, there will be several events...

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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