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Native American Studies Program to Host 2023 Peace Tree Ceremony and Fall Forum

Native American Studies Program to Host 2023 Peace Tree Ceremony and Fall Forum

The Native American Studies Program at Eberly College of Arts and Sciences will host the Peace Tree Ceremony on October 9 and a forum with Native leaders on October 10 to highlight Native Nations’ ancestral, cultural and historical connections to the land now known as West Virginia.

2022-23 Eberly Scholars: Wren King

2022-23 Eberly Scholars: Wren King

Major: Anthropology, Women’s and Gender Studies, Geography
Minor: Native American Studies
Hometown: Morgantown, WV

The West Virginia University Native American Studies Program will hold its annual Peace Tree Ceremony Wednesday, September 21 at 12 p.m. at the WVU Peace Tree located between Martin and Elizabeth Moore Halls. 
The ceremony is free and the public is invited to attend. In the event of rain, the ceremony will move indoors to the Gluck Theater in the Mountainlair.

Native American Studies Program to host 30th Anniversary Peace Tree Ceremony with Guest of Honor Marie Watt

The West Virginia University Native American Studies Program will hold its annual Peace Tree Ceremony Wednesday, September 21 at 12 p.m. at the WVU Peace Tree located between Martin and Elizabeth Moore Halls. The ceremony is free and the public is invited to attend.

WVU Native American Studies Program annual Peace Tree Ceremony returns with a hybrid celebration

WVU Native American Studies Program annual Peace Tree Ceremony returns with a hybrid celebration

The Native American Studies Program at West Virginia University will hold its annual Peace Tree Ceremony Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. with guest of honor Mervyn L. Tano, an attorney who for the past 25 years has served as president of the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management, a law and policy research institution based in Denver.

Eberly College announces outstanding seniors, teaching assistants and Eberly Scholars

Eberly College announces outstanding seniors, teaching assistants and Eberly Scholars

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has recognized 64 outstanding seniors, graduate teaching assistants and graduating Eberly Scholars for their academic achievements in 2020-2021.

2020 Peace Tree Ceremony

Peace Tree Ceremony honors COVID-19 losses in West Virginia

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Native American Studies peace tree ceremony was a small, private event involving just six people. They met at the peace tree outside Martin Hall on Saturday, Nov. 7, during Native American Heritage Month. The gathering marked the 28th anniversary of the WVU peace tree, planted by Haudenosaunee (Iroquoian) leaders and commemorated annually by the University community with Native American keynote speakers from tribes throughout the U.S.

WVU’s annual Diversity Week, set for October 11-16, 2020, promotes celebration, education and understanding of different identities and experiences present on our campus. Diversity Week is designed to create an atmosphere that provides the WVU community the opportunity to explore different cultures, engage in discussions that bring new perspectives and celebrate the presence of and contributions made by people of all identities and experiences. Our Eberly College students, faculty and staff are offering several events throughout the week.

WVU announces 2020 Diversity Week events

WVU’s annual Diversity Week, set for October 11-16, 2020, promotes celebration, education and understanding of different identities and experiences present on our campus. Diversity Week is designed to create an atmosphere that provides the WVU community the opportunity to explore different cultures, engage in discussions that bring new perspectives and celebrate the presence of and contributions made by people of all identities and experiences. Our Eberly College students, faculty and staff are offering several events throughout the week. Learn more about Diversity Week and the events below.

This summer West Virginia 4-H campers learned about the first people to inhabit what is today the Mountain State. 
 
West Virginia University’s Native American Studies Program partnered with WVU Extension Service to host a Native American Eastern Woodland cultural expert at county 4-H camps in June.

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. 

The West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has named four recipients of its 2019 Outstanding Staff Award: Kenneth Enoch, Julia Frum, Judith Lenhart and Randall Eaglen.

WVU’s Eberly College announces 2019 Outstanding Staff Awards

The  West Virginia University  Eberly College of Arts and Sciences  has named four recipients of its 2019 Outstanding Staff Award: Kenneth Enoch, Julia Frum, Judith Lenhart and Randall Eaglen.

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 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.