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 …
Name: Iris Carone
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Degree received from WSU: Bachelor’s in Biology with a Minor in Chemistry » More …
Name: Chelsea Pardini
Hometown: Nevada City, CA
Degree received from WSU: Master’s of Science in Applied Economics » More …
Name: Cherrise Reyes
Tribe: Enrolled Upper Skagit, descendant of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Hometown: Pullman, WA
Degree received from WSU: Bachelor’s in Political Science, Pre-Law with a minor in Criminal Justice » More …
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 …
by Faith Price
WSU Native American Programs is now accepting applications for the MOU Tribal Scholarship and Plateau Native American Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year!
by Ke-Niah-Kiw “Kay Kay” Weso
Happy Holidays, Cougs!
December has been a busy month in the Native Student Center. We hope that you are all prepared to fully enjoy the winter break and look forward to seeing you in January. Please note that this is a great time to apply for scholarships. For more information, please visit: native.wsu.edu/tribal-liaison/scholarships/ » More …
by Autumn Jones
Native American Programs invites students to campus on April 22, 2017 to hear insider advice on playing college sports from successful Native athletes during the Native American Youth Sports Summit, followed by the WSU Cougar Baseball game. » More …