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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

In an introductory performance before the contest, women were asked to take the stage to celebrate womans roles through Native American History.

Pah-Loots-Puu Powwow is back on the Palouse

PUNEET BSANTI April 14, 2022

On an abnormally snowy Saturday outside of Beasley Coliseum, Native American tribes from all over the region traveled to partake in the 44th annual Pah-Loots-Puu Powwow.  A Powwow is a Native American...

Sharon Mail Kanichy (Makah Tribe), assistant director of Tribal Relations and Recruitment, discusses how Native American students in CAHNRS will be able to apply their degrees toward helping their tribe with the assistance of next years scholarships on Feb. 14.

WSU offers new scholarships for incoming Native American students

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen Photographer February 18, 2022

The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences will offer new scholarships for incoming Native American students next year, providing tangible support for students to achieve their goal...

WSU celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

WSU celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter October 11, 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...

Thanksgiving is a Eurocentric holiday and is full of stereotypes about Indigenous people, said Cornel Pewewardy, professor emeritus of Indigenous nations studies at Portland State University.

Thanksgiving objectifies Indigenous people, guest speaker says

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter November 10, 2020

The commercialization of Thanksgiving is disturbing and the holiday should be decolonized, a Portland State University professor said. People are not taught the truth about Thanksgiving, said Cornel...

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 8, 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...

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