Gallery: AIRC Hosts Full Day of Activities Recognizing Indigenous Peoples and Treaty Day

Bemidji State University’s American Indian Resource Center hosted a full day of activities to recognize Indigenous Peoples and Treaty Day on Oct. 9. Bill Blackwell, Jr., executive director of the AIRC, hosted a welcome ceremony to kick off a day of presentations featuring BSU students and faculty.

The event concluded with a Round Dance and Community Dinner, with attendees encouraged to bring a dish to contribute to the meal.

Presenters included Dr. Nicky Michael, assistant professor of indigenous studies; BSU student Audrianna Goodwin; Dr. John Gonzalez, professor of psychology; Michael Lane, assistant professor of indigenous studies; Dr. Anton Treuer, professor of Ojibwe; and BSU students Naomi Johnson, John Daniel and Madeline Treuer.