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.
It was a beautiful day Saturday for KU’s First Nations Student Association’s annual Powwow and Indigenous Cultures Festival to return to a fully in-person format.
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.
The First Nations Student Association (FNSA) Powwow and Indigenous Cultures Festival will offer a full schedule of activities to celebrate the diversity of Native American cultures in the Lawrence community.
Chalmers Hall on the KU campus is now home to a brand-new gallery dedicated to Indigenous excellence in the visual arts.
As part of Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrations this week, students with the First Nations Student Association at KU have made history, raising a tipi on the lawn of Strong Hall.
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