Jancita Warrington, a local consultant on Indigenous issues, has been appointed to Gov. Laura Kelly’s administration in the office that “serves as the liaison for the governor to ensure Native American voices are represented in state policymaking.”
Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at the Lied Center for the annual First Nations Students Association (FNSA) Powwow and Indigenous Cultures Festival, which was filled with activities, including dance contests throughout the day, educational lectures, story time and more.
“‘Trace’ reaffirms that Indigenous peoples’ arts and cultures are not nostalgic remnants of the past but are alive and thriving in various forms across North America,” Jancita Warrington writes in this column.
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