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“Celilo: Progress Versus Protest” Opens in Maxey Museum

“Celilo: Progress Versus Protest” Opens in Maxey Museum

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017

The new exhibit in the Maxey Museum, “Celilo: Progress Versus Protest,” shines light on marginalized voices of American history. Curated by the staff at Tamástslikt Cultural Institute in Pendleton, Oregon, the exhibit illustrates the ramifications of the Dalles Dam on Native American tribes of...

Home in Pásxapa

Home in Pásxapa

Christy Carley, Co-News Editor

September 8, 2016

New students were welcomed to Whitman this year with an orientation program designed to introduce them to their new home–and to remind them of who they share it with. 2016 marks the inaugural year for Whitman’s “Home in Pásxapa”  program: an event dedicated to detailing the history of Whitman and Walla W...

IPECC Petition Calls on Whitman to Engage with its History

Christy Carley

March 10, 2016

The Whitman College Indigenous Peoples Education and Culture Club (IPECC) has put forth a petition calling for a critical examination of Whitman’s past and its relationship to colonialism.

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