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November brings more than just an icy wind to campus. Northern Arizona University is celebrating Native American Heritage Month with various activities planned to commemorate the traditions and culture of indigenous people.
Several events, which highlight accomplishments, contributions, and talents, are open to the public, including:
Native American Visit Day
8 a.m.–3:30p.m. Friday, Nov. 4
High Country Conference Center
Native American high school students and parents visit the NAU campus to learn how NAU honors cultures through academic and personal development.
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After 29 years of service, Catherine Talakte Taylor is retiring from her role as director of Native American Student Services.
The campus community is invited to a reception in her honor at 3 p.m. Monday, June 13, in the Native American Cultural Center. For information, contact (928) 523-6960.
Northern Arizona University students are answering a higher calling this weekend at First Nations Launch, a rocket-launching competition open to Native American and indigenous students.
Robert Castellanos, a third-year physics major and project manager for NAU’s American Indian Science and Engineering Society club, and Adam Clark, a senior electrical engineering major and AISES club member, will debut their rocket at the NASA Wisconsin Space Grant consortium April 21–23.
“With the launch just days away, the pressure is on to cover… Read more
Northern Arizona University’s Educational Support Services recently earned a statewide honor for its remarkable strides toward helping Native American students gain access to higher education degrees.
The Pathways to Postsecondary Education Award recognizes the success of NAU’s college access programs and the increase in proportional representation of Native American students receiving bachelor’s degrees.
Erin Grisham, the executive director of Educational Support Services, was singled out in the award announcement for her significant contribution to the field, including playing a key role on… Read more