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“It has transformed the way that I will teach:” Reflections on the Long Tent

Lily Yost, News Reporter May 5, 2022

Last week, Whitman partnered with the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) to build the first Long Tent ever to appear on a college campus. The Long Tent is specific to the...

The Long Tent as a vehicle for empathy

Apichaya Jiracharoenying and Kasey Moulton April 28, 2022

On May 19, 2017, Whitman College signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR). The agreement signified a formal commitment to collaborate...

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Long Tent opening ceremony kicks off a week-long series of immersive educational events

Ansley Peard, News Reporter April 28, 2022

The Long Tent is the product of months of planning and preparation by a team of Whitman faculty, staff, students and members of local Indigenous American communities. Roger Amerman ’80 (Choctaw),...

IPECC begins work on new Native Outreach Program

Sara Marshall, News Reporter April 21, 2022

The Indigenous People’s Education and Culture Club (IPECC) is in the process of building a new Native Outreach Program on campus. IPECC is hoping to collaborate with the Whitman College Advisory Council...

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