Students with the First Nations Student Association at KU plan to raise a tipi on campus in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day. Two panels are also planned.
The KU First Nations Student Association’s Powwow and Indigenous Cultures Festival invited community members for a day of activities and learning on Saturday, all leading up to the evening Grand Entry.
Community members gathered at the Lied Center Saturday to learn about and celebrate Indigenous culture through the 34th annual KU First Nations Student Association powwow.
Community members are invited to celebrate Indigenous culture in Lawrence through a daylong powwow and festival hosted by a University of Kansas student group on Saturday, April 8.
Members of KU’s First Nations Student Association are planning their annual Powwow and Indigenous Cultures Festival, and organizers are asking for volunteers to help at the event.
Two defendants plan to give public apologies Saturday for their theft of Indigenous artwork from KU’s campus last year. For two others accused of vandalizing the artwork, their criminal cases have just begun.
Tweesna Rose Mills, from the Shoshone-Yakama-Umatilla Nations, spent weeks preparing for her performance, “Footsteps of Our Ancestors.” The hourlong show honored Indigenous culture, history and lineage.
The KU Student Senate on Wednesday will consider a resolution in support of the campus’s Indigenous community, including accountability actions and increased funding.
A student organization at KU has events lined up this week and next in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day, to recognize and celebrate the Indigenous people, communities and cultures that are ever present.
Many Native American students, staff and faculty as well as their surrounding community were left in mourning after they learned that unidentified ancestors’ remains were discovered in KU’s museum collections.
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