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A wildfire in 2013 at Yellowstone National Park. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Without drastic climate action, California will continue to burn

Xenia Gonikberg February 23, 2021
#OPINION: Winters are getting colder, and summers are getting warmer. Extreme temperatures are becoming more common as the effects of climate change continue to ravage communities across the United States.
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Dr. Zebulon Miletsky, an assistant professor of Africana Studies. MATTHEW YAN/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook professor tackles biracialism in Black History Month lecture

Matthew Yan February 23, 2020
Miletsky, who identifies as half-Jewish and half-black, hosted a lecture called “Interracialism: Biracials Learning About African American Culture” to tackle the storied history of what it means to be African American and biracial, Wednesday evening in the Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library’s Central Reading Room.
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Shinnecock Nation celebrates 72nd annual powwow

Melissa Azofeifa September 2, 2018
The Shinnecock Nation celebrated its 72nd annual powwow in the Hamptons with a four-day gathering this Labor Day weekend, that included over a hundred vendors that represented different nations from all across America, nightly fire-lighting ceremonies, live presentations of clothing hand-weaving and dancing. It is one of the largest Native American gatherings on the East Coast.
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Get a woman on the $20

Joseph Konig April 28, 2015
Of all the men who helped shape our nation, and were rewarded with their portraits plastered on our currency, Jackson is easily the least deserving.
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A SOCIA member for a Harvest dinner. STATESMAN FILE

ARCHIVES: Harvest Dinner and Indigenous Awareness

November 15, 2001
The Student Organization - Creating Indigenous Awareness (SOCIA) will be holding the Second Annual Harvest Dinner today from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Peace Center. Elvira Colorado will be the featured guest speaker at the dinner.
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The Anthropology Society offered to work with the Native American Club to get them up and running. STATESMAN FILE

ARCHIVES: A New Tribe Emerges: USB Gets a Native American Culture Club and Welcomes People from All Nationalities (2000)

October 5, 2000
Without so much as an executive board, an official advisor, or even the required number of signatures needed to make an official club, the Native American Culture Club held its first meeting last Tuesday, September 26. 
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A screenshot of the original text of the article, Dont Praise Columbus, but Observe His Birthday.

ARCHIVES: Don’t Praise Columbus, but Observe His Day (1992)

October 12, 1992
Columbus Day should be a holiday, because it is honoring the achievement of discovering America, not necessarily the atrocities committed by Columbus and his cohorts.
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