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EXHIBITING ONEIDA: The Longyear Museum of Anthropology holds an exhibition that displays indigenous culture. The exhibition will be at Colgate until December 10.

Longyear Museum Hosts “Makers and Materials: A Celebration”

Charlotte Louks, Contributing Writer November 19, 2021

The Longyear Museum of Anthropology, located on the second floor of Alumni Hall, is dedicated to recognizing the collective responsibility of our colonial past and Colgate’s establishment on...

NATIVE LIFE AND BIOLOGY: The panel discussion on “Braiding Sweetgrass” explored the Native legends and sustainability.

“Braiding Sweetgrass” Sparks Conversation on Sustainability and Indigenous Tradition

Bri Liddell, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Students and faculty alike filed into the ALANA Cultural Center for an Environmental Studies Brown Bag on Friday, Nov. 12 to discuss the class of 2025 first-year reading, "Braiding Sweetgrass" by Robin...

HAUDENOSAUNEE AGRICULTURE: Angela Ferguson of the Onondaga Nation discusses critical food health habits.

Angela Ferguson Visits Colgate to Discuss Haudenosaunee Food Sovereignty

Amanda Bradley, Contributing Writer November 12, 2021

The Colgate community welcomed Angela Ferguson, Onondaga Nation Eel Clan member, this past Thursday, Nov. 4 to discuss Haudenosaunee agriculture and food sovereignty. The lecture was hosted by the Native...

IN THE FIELD BETWEEN US: McCully Brown and Nevisons poetry collection explores disability and friendship through the epistolary form.

Susannah Nevison and Molly McCully Brown Discuss Their Book of Poetry, “In The Field Between Us”

Rebecca Kopelman, Contributing Writer November 8, 2021

On Nov. 4, Colgate University hosted authors Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison as part of the Living Writers Series. The two women worked together to create a new paradigm for the poet in their...

EDGE OF THE KNIFE: The Alternative Cinema film follows a Native American folk story in an attempt to revitalize Haida language and culture in the 21st century.

Alternative Cinema: SGaawaay K’uuna (Edge of the Knife)

Robert “Jerry” Pfeifer, Contributing Writer November 5, 2021

This week’s Alternative Cinema film screening “SGaawaay K’uuna (Edge of the Knife)” is a 19th-century drama based on a Native American folk story about a conflict between two families. The directors...

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