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Native American culture sews students to their heritage

At Fresno State, you learn a lot about other’s cultures through lectures and presentations but tribal elders Corky Mills and Millie Richards Vela are literally putting tradition in your hands. “The Shawl Project: Winyan Omnicha – Gathering of the Women” ...

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Poetry Jam offers cultural insight

 A Poetry Jam which focused on Native American speakers attracted 40 people on Wednesday. Nwachaukwu Oputa, student coordinator for the center, said she helped bring the event back to encourage students to interact with other cultures. “I think this a ...

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News briefs for April 6

Yogurtland to open at Campus Pointe There’s a new addition to Campus Pointe – Yogurtland.   The self-serve frozen yogurt shop will have its grand opening Saturday, providing customers with free frozen yogurt and toppings between 11 a.m. and 2 ...

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Lecture discusses sex-trafficking in Native American communities

Native American Heritage Month ended Friday with the presentation, “Sex-Trafficking Past and Present of California’s Native Peoples.” Cari Herthel spoke about how it affects tribes and tribal people. “Sex trafficking is a pretty big topic all over right now,” said ...

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Thanksgiving from a Native American perspective

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, guest speaker Dr. Cornel Pewewardy of Portland State University spoke on campus Tuesday, discussing the historical and cultural implication of the holiday from a Native American perspective. A member of the Comanche and Kiowa ...

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Proposed fee to pay for state parks

On November 2, California voters will weigh in on Proposition 21, which proposes to increase funding towards state parks by increasing annual vehicle registration fees by $18 and would permit all California vehicles free entry and parking to all 278 state parks, 16 of which are located in the Central Valley.

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Students share works at national literature conference

Two Fresno State students will travel to the national society for the Study of Multi-ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS) conference, generally a place where professors and Ph.D candidates present their work, in April to discuss the papers they wrote.

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New Editions

A Mono Indian master basket weaver knows patience, and so does artist and architect Susan Narduli.

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First Nations pow wow

Fresno State’s First Nations American Indian Student Organization hosted a traditional pow wow on campus Saturday.

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