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Native American Heritage Month: Recognizing History and Moving Forward

By Haley Utendorfer and Abhilasha Khatri November 25, 2021

  The Historical Untruths of Thanksgiving  In the United States, students learn the 1621 harvest feast that started Thanksgiving was a peaceful sharing of food between the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag...

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At Play With the Collective: All My Relations Take on Collaborative Theatre Work

By Hannah Keating, Arts Editor March 21, 2021

I was first introduced to the All My Relations Collective through a discussion they held for the University of Utah Department of Theatre last fall. Immediately, I was in awe at how such smart and creative...

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Saifee: Utah Needs To Retire Its Native American Mascots

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor January 31, 2021

  Utah has a long and complicated history with its original inhabitants. Native tribes that once occupied all of Utah's mountains and valleys were forcibly removed from their ancestral lands by...

Members from the Ute Indian tribe performa a ritual dance during the game vs. the Washington Huskies at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, October 29, 2016. | Chronicle archives

Moran: Schools Need to Approach the Use of Indigenous Symbolism with Caution

By Serena Moran March 10, 2020

  Growing up in the Mexican American culture, there have always been people that try to explain my identity to me. My Mexican friends would tell me I am not “Mexican enough” because I don’t...

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The Takeaway Panelists Discuss Troubling Rates of Violence Against Indigenous Women in Utah

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer June 10, 2019

  On June 6, KUER hosted National Public Radio’s "The Takeaway" at the University of Utah's S.J. Quincy Law School. The live event featured a panel discussion about violence against women and...

This chapel in Tohatchi, New Mexico, is one of many belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located in the Navajo Nation. 
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The Making of a Lamanite: A Brief History Between the LDS Church and Indigenous Communities

By Miacel Spotted Elk, News Writer February 14, 2019

  The history between the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Native Americans has spanned almost two centuries. This is a two-part series to analyze this area in LDS studies which...