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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

Students participate in the Round Dance in November 2022.

‘I am here because of so much strength that was put in the people before me’

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor November 9, 2022

To Tommy Williams, Native American Heritage Month is an opportunity for voices that are silenced to be heard.  “A lot of people have that privilege to not know what it feels like to have your own...

April Almanza poses with a photograph of her grandmother, Nov. 2.

Día de los Muertos celebrates deceased loved ones

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor November 3, 2022

Día de los Muertos, a holiday that honors deceased relatives, was celebrated among Hispanic and non-Hispanic students, faculty and Pullman community members on Wednesday at the Ensminger Pavilion. Students...

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, Deputy news editor April 13, 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 news editor 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 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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