Indigenous Peoples Day
The origins of Indigenous Peoples Day date back to 1989 when the South Dakota legislature passed legislation changing the second Monday in October from Columbus Day to Native American Day, celebrating the day for the first time in 1990. Two years later, in 1992, Berkeley, California, began replaced Columbus Day by celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day. University of Oregon holds a flag raising ceremony in the EMU Amphitheater each October.
Film, lectures, workshops, theater, colloquiums, panels, and gatherings happen across campus and the community throughout November.
NASU meets regularly at the Longhouse and holds frybread fundraisers.
This annual event happens each May on campus. 2018 marked the 50th year and the powwow was honored with an Oregon Heritage Tradition designation from Oregon State Parks.
NALSA holds occasional events.
Events subject to change.