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Letter from the Director

By Barbara Aston


For most of our week here on the Palouse the earth has been blanketed with snow and the trees covered with frost.  The snow cushions our footsteps and absorbs the usual sounds of our comings and goings, of our hurried gaits.  » More …

WSU Students Share Stories from Standing Rock

by Edmund Frazier Myer and Faith Price
photos and video footage courtesy of Greg Urqhart


Throughout fall semester, multiple WSU Native American students have shown their support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their opposition to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) that would potentially cross the reservation’s water supply. Students have held “NoDAPL” demonstrations on Terrell Mall, collected supplies, and traveled to be part of the camps of “water protectors” that have gathered on the Standing Rock Reservation.

On Monday, December 5, WSU students Greg Urquhart, Kyra Antone, and Mykel Johnson shared their experiences at Standing Rock as part of a panel presentation.  » More …

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