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UPDATE: NMU to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

UPDATE: Due to the weather, 10 a.m. opening remarks have been moved to the Whitman Hall Commons.

MARQUETTE, MI— NMU is preparing for Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday.

The Native American Student Association will host a morning celebration at 10 a.m. at the land acknowledgement sign on campus. Immediately afterward, participants are invited to march from the sign to the fire site by Whitman Hall for closing remarks.

The Native American Student Association will hold a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Whitman Hall Commons.

At 6 p.m., the evening celebration will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Martin Reinhardt, followed by a panel discussion addressing Native youth and their barriers to higher education.

Nicole was born near Detroit but has lived in the U.P. most of her life. She graduated from Marquette Senior High School and attended Michigan State and Northern Michigan Universities, graduating from NMU in 1993 with a degree in English.