The following article is a collection of student Pacific Islander voices on campus. We stand strong as representatives of our Pacific nations and communities. Together we rise in strength, unity and resistance to capitalist and colonial forces that threaten the health, safety and wellbeing of our people. Most recently we have rallied around the issue of ignorant destruction of our sacred lands, particularly around the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea.
Members of the Native American community and their allies take part in the Indigenous Peoples’ Day vigil at White Plaza, watching student performances and hearing their stories.
At the Stanford Archaeology Center’s “Trading Faces: Aspects of a 20th Century Coast” exhibit, visitors are greeted with a window into the past as they explore a collection of Native American artifacts from Canada and Alaska.
This week, a mass email from “Native Lands” appeared in the inbox of Stanford freshmen. The email is a long form letter and reminds students that they currently live on Native land and did so in their United States hometown as well. The letter intones that “by virtue of living on an indigenous people’s homelands,…
Serra dorm in Stern Hall will be renamed in honor of Sally Ride ’78, and Serra House will honor Carolyn Lewis Attneave M.A. ’47 Ph.D. ’52 effective immediately.
Five students met with Native American Cultural Center (NACC) director Karen Biestman and Native American Studies (NAS) chair Teresa LaFromboise on Thursday to discuss ENGLISH 43A: “American Indian Mythology, Legend, and Lore” and the importance of student feedback to Stanford courses.
Patton said she expects an apology from the English department in a meeting with department chair Blakey Vermeule and other students behind the petition, which she believes will occur on Feb. 7.
Kenneth Fields Ph.D. ’67 will no longer teach NATIVEAM 143A after students wrote a petition describing his teaching as culturally disrespectful, off-topic and riddled with sexual comments and insensitive jokes.