Higheagle Strong on Land-grant History, Native Lands, and an Equitable Future Nov. 6; Film Showing

“Addressing WSU’s land-grant history and the appropriation of Native lands: Exploring a more equitable future” is the topic of a virtual presentation Nov. 6 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. by Zoe Higheagle Strong, vice provost for Native American Relations and Programs, and tribal liaison to the president. The lecture by Higheagle Strong, a Nimíipuu (Nez Perce) tribal member, aligns with Native American Heritage Month events on the WSU Pullman campus. To attend the event, audience members must register online.

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Kimmerer Lecture Rescheduled for Feb. 21

“Braiding Sweetgrass” author Robin Wall Kimmerer has had to cancel today’s planned virtual Common Reading Invited Lecture at Washington State University Pullman originally set for 6 p.m. The event will be rescheduled soon, said Karen Weathermon, director of the Common Reading Program. Details about the rescheduled lecture, watch parties, and more will be posted on the Common Reading website as they become available. The complementary lunch prepared by Dining Services will still be served today at Hillside, Northside, and Southside centers.

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WSU Common Reading Features Robin Wall Kimmerer Lecture Feb. 21

Washington State University announced that Robin Wall Kimmerer, award-winning author of Braiding Sweetgrass, will be the featured guest speaker at the annual Common Reading Invited Lecture Mon., Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. The virtual event is free and open to the public. “We look forward to welcoming the author of this year’s common reading book to speak to WSU and the community,” said Karen Weathermon, director of the Common Reading Program. (Notice: Robin Wall Kimmerer has had to cancel her lecture for the evening of 1/31 and will reschedule it soon for a later date.)

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