Fort Lewis College celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

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Fort Lewis College celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

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Indigenous Peoples Day began with a Parade of Nations on Monday on the Fort Lewis College campus. The holiday, which began as a counter to Columbus Day, celebrates the indigenous peoples of America and commemorates their shared history and culture.

Fort Lewis College celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

Indigenous Peoples Day began with a Parade of Nations on Monday on the Fort Lewis College campus. The holiday, which began as a counter to Columbus Day, celebrates the indigenous peoples of America and commemorates their shared history and culture.

Fort Lewis College celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

FLC student Joi Lynch listens to the welcoming and opening statements for this year’s events Monday in the Student Union Ballroom.

Fort Lewis College celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day

Fort Lewis College President Tom Stritikus and Ruthie Edd, who advocated for the observance of Indigenous Peoples Day as a student at Fort Lewis College, discuss Indigenous Peoples Day during welcoming statements at the Student Union Ballroom.
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