CLA alumnae Kate Beane and Carly Bad Heart Bull have brought positive change and representation by restoring the name Bde Maka Ska to the lake previously named for the infamous secessionist John C. Calhoun.
Helping others understand Dakota culture has been a passion for alumna Vanessa Goodthunder, and it was that passion which led her to a unique opportunity to speak for the Dakota people, and all of Minnesota’s Native Americans, at the state level.
Check out Dr. Gabriela Spears-Rico's Op-Ed in Latinx Talk, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, and moderated forum for the circulation and discussion of original research, commentary, and creative work.
Beginning in high school, American studies professor Bianet Castellanos had an interest in the history and the culture of the indigenous people of Mexico. That particular history wasn’t easy to explore.