A pow-wow demonstration with singers, drummers, and dancers from Oneida Nation was part of Lawrence University’s 8th annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration on Oct. 9.
Held on Main Hall Green, the event featured talks from area tribal leaders as well as Lawrence President Laurie A. Carter. Speakers included Jon Greendeer, president of Ho-Chunk Nation; Gena Kakkak, chairwoman of Menominee Nation; and Dennis Kenote, Menominee elder.
It was sponsored by Lawrence’s I.D.E.A.S. Division, the Diversity and Intercultural Center (D&IC), Office of Student Engagement for Activities and Leadership (SEAL), Lawrence University Native Alliance (LUNA), Appleton Area School District Diversity and Inclusion Department, and Oneida Nation Tourism.