West Virginia 4-H youth experience Eastern Woodland Indian traditions
This summer West Virginia 4-H campers learned about the first people to inhabit what is today the Mountain State.
WVU’s Eberly College announces 2019 Outstanding Staff Awards
WVU Native American Studies Program to host 26th anniversary of the Peace Tree Ceremony Oct. 30
The Native American Studies Program at West Virginia University welcomes the public to its 26th anniversary of the Peace Tree Ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 11:30 a.m. at the Peace Tree, located between Martin and Elizabeth Moore halls. The Mountainlair ballrooms will serve as a rain location for the ceremony.
WVU Native American Studies Program to host 25th anniversary peace tree events Oct. 8-10
Brown named WVU Eberly Outstanding Public Service recipient
Bonnie Brown, instructor and Native American studies program coordinator, has been named the 2017 Eberly Outstanding Public Service Award recipient.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman to visit WVU as Leader-in-Residence March 26-28
Opposition to the nearly 1200-mile-long Dakota Access Pipeline, intended to transport crude oil from North Dakota to Illinois, is still drawing international attention following many months of widespread public protest.
Archaeologist examines elusive West Virginia Native Americans in new book
Not much is known about the Native Americans that inhabited West Virginia. The Fort Ancient people lived along the state’s major rivers between roughly AD 1,000 and 1,700, but by the time the first Europeans settled in the Ohio Valley and Kanawha Valley, they were gone.
Native American Studies to host 24th annual Peace Tree Ceremony Oct. 6
The Native American Studies program at West Virginia University welcomes the public to its annual Peace Tree Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Native American Studies program to host Anishinabe storyteller July 18
The Native American Studies program at West Virginia University and the Morgantown Board of Parks and Recreation Summer Arts in the Park Program are co-sponsoring a visit by Michigan storyteller, Panoka Walker (French and Anishinabe (Ojibwe) descent, Deer Clan.)