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Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrates culture

Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebrates culture

A member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin performs a traditional dance. Photo by Emma Gilshannon As an alternative to Columbus Day, Indigenous People’s Day was celebrated on the Main Hall Green on Monday. The event began with a cleansing ceremony conducted by the president of the Lawrence University Native American Organization (LUNA), senior Lauren

Art Collections bring history, culture to Lawrence

Rare collection of bound manuscripts owned by Ann Sullivan Nelson M-D’41 in the Wriston Art Collection. Photo by Hannah Burgess Behind the glass doors of Wriston 227 lies a veritable treasure trove of resources for Lawrence University students. The Art Collection, curated by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History, Curator of the Wriston Art Center

Of beards and burqas: Cultural norms in- and outside the United States

Returning to the United States from Winter Break in Pakistan was tough. The freezing temperatures coupled with rigorous border control procedures made the task a harrowing affair. However, the reason for the unusual treatment at O’Hare International Airport was not lost on me. I had extended my No-shave-November facial hair well beyond the penultimate month,

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