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National Endowment for Humanities Awards Professor Laurie Arnold $138,662 Grant

National Endowment for Humanities Awards Professor Laurie Arnold $138,662 Grant

Posted on September 21, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Laurie Arnold, assistant professor of history and director of Gonzaga University’s Native American Studies program, a $138,662 grant to host a Summer Institute for faculty development titled “The Native American West: A Case Study of the Columbia Plateau.”

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Professor Laurie Arnold Delivers Gonzaga Guild Lecture on Native American Education Nov. 17

Professor Laurie Arnold Delivers Gonzaga Guild Lecture on Native American Education Nov. 17

Posted on November 6, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Laurie Arnold, assistant professor and director of Gonzaga University’s Native American Studies program, will discuss, “From Assimilation to Cultural Reclamation: Native American Education, 1880-2015” at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17 in the McCarthey Athletic Center’s Herak Room. The lecture, sponsored by the Greater Gonzaga Guild, honors Native American Heritage Month and is free and open to the public.

Gonzaga Invites Community to Unite Nov. 16 to Mark International Day of Tolerance

Gonzaga Invites Community to Unite Nov. 16 to Mark International Day of Tolerance

Posted on November 5, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University invites the public to the John J. Hemmingson Center (702 E. Desmet Ave.), first-floor rotunda, at noon, Monday, Nov. 16 to link arms with Gonzaga faculty, staff and students to form a human chain of solidarity to mark the United Nations’ annual International Day of Tolerance.

Native American Studies Presents ‘Cherokee Word For Water,’ Star Kim Guerrero Sept. 18

Native American Studies Presents ‘Cherokee Word For Water,’ Star Kim Guerrero Sept. 18

Posted on September 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s Native American Studies Program presents a free public screening of the film “The Cherokee Word for Water,” starring Kimberly Norris Geurrero, at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 18 in the John J. Hemmingson Center Auditorium. After the film, Guerrero – whose heritage lies with the Colville, Salish-Kootenai, and Cherokee tribes and who is a member of the Colville Tribe – will discuss her portrayal in the film of the late Wilma Pearl Mankiller, the first woman to serve as principal chief of the Cherokee Nation.