The 360-degree virtual reality film was directed by anthropology professor Scott Wilson in collaboration with American Indian Studies professor Cindi Alvitre. For Wilson, the film was a way to immerse the CSULB community in its history with the sacred land.
The Prospector Pete mascot was the topic of debate at this week’s Associated Students Inc. Senate meeting Wednesday. According to ASI senators, indigenous students have been fighting for the school to dissociate from the Gold Rush era since the ’70s and the statue has served as a painful reminder for[Read More…]
Outside Liberal Arts 5, the Prospector Pete statue will be blindfolded this week as part of Native American Heritage Month. The public visual display dubbed “Blind to History” will be put on by the American Indian Student Council to increase awareness of the Californian Indian Genocide. According to Craig Stone,[Read More…]
The decision to adopt Indigenous Peoples’ day in lieu of Columbus day was met with cheer and applause from the crowd at the Long Beach City Council meeting Tuesday night. The newly dubbed holiday will be celebrated Oct. 9 of this year, but won’t be officially observed until 2018 in[Read More…]