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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...

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 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...

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