Native American and Indigenous Peoples: Resources and Events

A collection of resources by Native American and indigenous authors and information about the Native American Cohort's events and activities

Indigenous People’s Day Event: Minneapolis, American Indians, Police Brutality & Community

Indigenous People’s Day Event: Minneapolis, American Indians, Police Brutality & Community featuring Dr. Katrina Phillips

Monday, October 12 – 7:00 p.m.

Register at this link to attend webinar: go.wlu.edu/indigenous-peoples-day-celebration

Community panelists:

  • Fran Elrod
  • Kelly Fujiwara (Miwok descendant)
  • Joseph Guse
  • Harvey Markowitz
  • Jessica Wager (Muscogee descendant)

Read Dr. Katrina Phillips's article, "Longtime police brutality drove American Indians to join the George Floyd protests" [electronic access only available to current students, faculty, and staff only].

For Indigenous People’s Day 2020, The W&L Native American Cohort is proud to host Dr. Katrina Phillips (Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe) of Macalester College discussing her Washington Post article “Longtime police brutality drove American Indians to join the George Floyd protests." Dr. Phillips will be joined by Fran Elrod, Kelly Fujiwara (Miwok descendant), Joseph Guse, Harvey Markowitz, and Jessica Wager (Muscogee descendant) to discuss additional topics of indigenous rights and the interconnectedness of current social movements.

*Dr. Phillips will return in Spring 2021 as a guest of the Africana Studies Year Long Series*