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Indigenous Peoples’ Day lectures call attention to Whitman’s role as a college on stolen land

Indigenous Peoples’ Day lectures call attention to Whitman’s role as a college on stolen land

Lily Yost, News Reporter October 7, 2021

According to the United States calendar, the second Monday of October is Christopher Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day. But in Washington State, neither holiday is recognized.  Students...

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A reckoning and a celebration: IPECC and PIC host Indigenous Peoples’ Day town hall

Abby Main, Staff Reporter October 22, 2020

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, Oct. 12, leaders of Whitman’s Indigenous People's Education and Culture Club (IPECC) and Pacific Islander's Club (PIC) hosted a town hall that discussed...

OP-ED: RE: campus vandalism

Dear President Murray, We were extremely disheartened by your recent email response to the political intervention upon the Marcus Whitman statue, which took place on Indigenous Peoples’ Day. You admonished...

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