Tuesday, Oct. 11 | 1 p.m. | King Hall 110 In school, we learn BS about Native Americans from BC (Before Columbus) down to now. Loewen will start with how and when Native people got here, discuss what we get wrong about Columbus and other explorers, and then strap on the “$24 myth,” about how the Dutch got Manhattan. He will conclude with the […]
Dr. Helen Klassen began her career at MSUM in the counseling center in 1989 and transferred to the American Multicultural Studies department in the late 1990s. Klassen was a leader in teaching and mentoring Native students. She was innovative and creative in her use of Anishinaabe cultural traditions in her teaching to engage students and enhance their understanding of course content. Klassen once […]
A wellness seminar with a focus on Native American issues will take place Saturday, Sept 18 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the MSUM Comstock Memorial Union. Admission and parking are free. The event, F-M First Nation’s Journey: Walking with our Youth, will provide tools for families and educators to help the success of our youth.