This month, Pacific University joins in celebrating the history, heritage and culture of Indigenous peoples during Indigneous Peoples Month, or Native American Heritage Month.
Educational events planned this month range from a museum exhibit and online library display to a philosophy colloquium and movie screening.
Traveling ExhibitionPacific University Libraries presents a traveling exhibition Museum at (Our Place): This IS Kalapuyan Land, featuring contemporary Native American artwork curated by Steph Littlebird Fogel at Washington County’s Five Oaks Museum.
The exhibition prompts critical thinking around representation of Indigenous history and identity in non-Indigenous institutions.
Visit Pacific University Libraries online to learn more about the Kalapuyan peoples, including history and recommended reading, the Forest Grove Indian Training School, and selected newer books written by Native American authors, grouped by genre.