Indigenous Peoples Day honors Native Americans at Fort Lewis College

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Indigenous Peoples Day honors Native Americans at Fort Lewis College

‘We open ourselves up to being better global citizens’
Artist Robyn Tsinnajinnie, who visited from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, paints Monday inside the Student Union Ballroom of the Fort Lewis College during Indigenous Peoples Day. FLC student Ruthie Edd says embracing Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day better represents a town and college that is home to more than 1,100 Native Americans.
Apache Crown Dancers from Theodore Roosevelt School perform outside of the Student Union at Fort Lewis College on Monday during Indigenous Peoples Day.
Dr. Iris Pretty Pain speaks in the Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis College. She was a keynote speaker Monday for Indigenous Peoples Day.

Indigenous Peoples Day honors Native Americans at Fort Lewis College

Artist Robyn Tsinnajinnie, who visited from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, paints Monday inside the Student Union Ballroom of the Fort Lewis College during Indigenous Peoples Day. FLC student Ruthie Edd says embracing Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day better represents a town and college that is home to more than 1,100 Native Americans.
Apache Crown Dancers from Theodore Roosevelt School perform outside of the Student Union at Fort Lewis College on Monday during Indigenous Peoples Day.
Dr. Iris Pretty Pain speaks in the Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis College. She was a keynote speaker Monday for Indigenous Peoples Day.
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